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Why is Hildegard of Bingen Important?

Why is Hildegard of Bingen Important?

Why is Hildegard of Bingen Important? Hildegard of Bingen produced major works of theology, music and medicine. Her work continues to influence our ways of thinking today. Hildegard is one of only 36 people to be named Doctor of the Church, a title given by the Roman Catholic Church to saints whose writings, research or…

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A Biography of Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen biography

Hildegard of Bingen remains Germany’s greatest mystic and God’s companion. She was artist and scientist, mystic and doctor, poet and political critic. A biography about a person widely researched with differing interpretations.

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Hildegard of Bingen was Transformational

Hildegard of Bingen was

Hildegard of Bingen was a visionary, theologian, writer, composer, artist, healer, reformer, medical practitioner, prophet, and poet. We are compelled to describe her through her many contributions to humanity.

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Causae et Curae

causa et curae

In 1151, Hildegard completed her first visionary work, Scivias (“Know the Ways”). Around the same time, she started work on her practical guides to nature and healing, originally called “Liber subtilitatum diversarum naturarum creaturarum” (the “Book of the Subtleties of the Diverse Nature of Creatures”). This tome was later broken into two volumes now known…

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Scivias Summary and Images

scivias

Scivias, an illustrated tome, was Hildegard of Bingen’s first, and perhaps the most famous of her writings. Scivias, (“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…

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