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By Douglas Dales,Rowan Williams

Scholar, ecclesiastic, instructor and poet of the 8th century, Alcuin may be noticeable as a real hidden saint of the Church, of an analogous stature and importance as his predecessor Bede. His love of God and his grab of Christian theology have been rendered unique of their artistic impression via his presents as a instructor and poet. In his arms, the very conventional theology that he inherited, and to which he felt sure, took new wings. In that admire, he needs to rank as some of the most striking and influential of Anglo-Saxon Christians, uniting English and continental Christianity in a special demeanour, which left an enduring legacy in the Catholic Church of Western Europe. This e-book is meant for the overall reader in addition to for these learning, instructing or studying this era of early medieval heritage and theology in faculties and universities.

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