Hildegard of Bingen: Essential Writings and Chants of a Christian Mystic—Annotated & Explained

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SkyLight Paths Publishing, Jan 19, 2016 - Religion - 240 pages
A groundbreaking introduction to Hildegard's rich and varied writings, with a wide range of her works grouped by theme to provide a deeper understanding of this influential figure. With helpful commentary and insights on how to read medieval mystic texts.

 

 

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Contents

Preface
xiii
Living Light
1
Blazing Fire
21
Divine Love
35
Holy Wisdom
45
Spiritual Community
55
Noble Greenness
79
Gods Creation
95
Celestial Harmony
111
Healing Sciences
127
Womens Health
147
Worldly Witness
165
The Works of Hildegard of Bingen
176
Suggested Resources
182
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Dr. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, an Episcopal priest, is a popular teacher, speaker and retreat leader on topics related to Christian spirituality, mysticism, social activism and interreligious encounter. A professor of practical theology at Claremont School of Theology, Claremont Lincoln University, and professor of Anglican studies at Bloy House, the Episcopal Theological School at Claremont, she is author of Hildegard of Bingen: Essential Writings and Chants of a Christian Mystic—Annotated & Explained and Pilgrimage—The Sacred Art: Journey to the Center of the Heart, among other books.

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