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CONTENTS

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Introduction vii

PROSLOGION, or Address to God concerning His Existence

3

Note on the Argument of the Proslogion

46

PREFACE TO THE MEDITATIONS AND PRAYERS

54

MEDITATION I. Concerning the Dignity and the Misery of Human Nature

55

MEDITATION II. Concerning the Terrors of the Day of Judgment. An Incentive to Tears

89

MEDITATION III. To encourage the Spirit not to fall into despair, since, if we truly repent, we shall without doubt find mercy for all our sins

96

MEDITATION IV. Concerning the Redemption of Mankind

105
PRAYERS OF ST ANSELM—

I. A Prayer of Praise and Thanksgiving to God

120

II. A Prayer to the Holy Spirit

124

III. A Prayer to Christ for my Friends

126

IV. A Prayer to Christ for my Enemies

130
viLETTERS OF SPIRITUAL COUNSEL—

Introductory Note

135

I. To Ralph

136

II. To Herlwin, Gondulf, and Maurice, Monks of Bee sojourning in Christ Church, Canterbury

139

III. To Burgundius and His Wife Richera, on Burgundius departure as a Pilgrim to Jerusalem

143

IV. To Alexander, King of Scots

145

V. To Robert and the Devout Women under his Care

147
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