Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen
An introduction to the life and work of Hildegard.
• Reveals the life and teachings of one of the greatest female artists and intellectuals of the Western Mystical Tradition.
• Contains 24 full-color illustrations by Hildegard of Bingen.
• Includes commentary by Matthew Fox, author of Original Blessing (250,000 sold).…
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This introduces readings to the life, teachings, and art of one of the world’s greatest female artists and intellectuals of the western mystical traditions. A 12th-century abbess of a large and influential Benedictine abbey, she defied convention for women in the Middle Ages and became a prominent preacher, healer, scientist, artist, composer, and theologian. Virtually unknown for almost 800 years, it is a credit to the women’s movement in restoring her lost legacy.
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