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  • Hildegard, -- Saint, -- 1098-1179.,
  • Christian saints -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Women mystics -- Germany -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementHeinrich Schipperges ; translated by John Cumming.
ContributionsCumming, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20169637M
ISBN 102890889874, 0860122840

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  Hildegard von Bingen composed hymns and symphonies, painted glorious pictures, compiled books on medicine, and wrote religious revelations of such ethereal beauty that they inspired the respect of Popes and kings--all in the Dark Ages when 4/5(12). Hildegard of Bingen is one of the most fascinating of monastic writers & thinkers. I can remember not being able to find any translations of any of her writers or any books about her, which was frustrating after learning enough monastic history to realize she was an extremely important thinker/5. Hildegard of Bingen was the only woman of her age accepted as an authoritative voice on Christian doctrine as well as the first woman permitted by the pope to write theological books. Hildegard of Bingen was a German Benedictine abbess, composer, philosopher, mystic, visionary, and extremely gifted polymath. Many Germans consider her to Reviews:

  The best-known writing of Hildegard of Bingen is a trilogy (–) including Scivias, Liber Vitae Meritorum, (Book of the Life of Merits), and Liber Divinorum Operum (Book of the Divine Works). These include records of her visions—many are apocalyptic—and her explanations of scripture and salvation history. Scivias, an illustrated tome, was Hildegard of Bingen’s first, and perhaps the most famous of her s, (“Know the Ways”) describes 26 of Hildegard’s most vivid visions. The book deals with the interconnectivity of man in the universe; the concept that man represents a microcosm of the cosmic macrocosm, in other words, the belief that the universe exists simultaneously.   Known as a mystic and seer, Hildegard was, in fact, a medieval powerhouse. Her published work includes three volumes of visionary theology, several hagiographies, commentaries on the Gospels, books. Hildegard von Bingen's Physica: The Complete English Translation of Her Classic Work on Health and Healing by Hildegard of Bingen and Priscilla Throop | Sep 1, out of 5 stars

Creation & Christ The Wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen by Hildegard Of Bingen available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Hildegard was a noted writer, mystic, musician and spiritual guide. Her conferences reverenced. In Hildegard of Bingen, readers encounter this remarkable woman, who dared to speak out with such strength and purpose that even the 12th-century Church had to respect her divinely inspired wisdom/5. Library Journal Hildegard of Bingen: Scivias translated by Mother Columbia Hart and Jane Bishop introduced by Barbara J. Newman prefaced by Caroline Walker Bynum I saw a 5/5(1). ‎“Humanity, take a good look at yourself. Inside, you’ve got heaven and earth, and all of creation. You’re a world – everything is hidden in you.” –Hildegard of Bingen She was a Benedictine abbess, artist, composer, dietician, naturalist, poet, travelling preacher, mystic, and political consultant..