Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church: A Spiritual Reader  -     By: Carmen Acevedo Butcher
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Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church: A Spiritual Reader

Paraclete Press / 2013 / Paperback

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She was a Benedictine abbess, artist, composer, dietitian, naturalist, poet, traveling preacher, mystic, and political consultant. Meet the incomparable St. Hildegard of Bingen, recently proclaimed a Doctor of the Church. Nourishing, challenging, and idea-bursting, her writings will stir and awaken your soul.
This essential reader captures the vibrant spirit and intelligence of Hildegard with selections from her songs, theological texts, liturgical music, and letters. Combined with an introduction to St. Hildegard's life and era, a map of her Germany, a chronology of her life, and a thorough bibliography/discography, St. Hildegard of Bingen is the ideal doorway into this fascinating medieval mystic.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 1612613705
ISBN-13: 9781612613703
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Meet the incomparable St. Hildegard: nourishing, challenging, and idea-bursting. This essential reader includes selections from her songs, theological texts, liturgical music, and letters and will stir and awaken your soul. Combined with an introduction to Hildegard’s life and era, a map of Hildegard’s Germany, chronology, and a thorough bibliography/discography, Hildegard of Bingen provides the ideal introduction to the thought of this fascinating medieval mystic and the newest Doctor of the Church.

Author Bio

Carmen Acevedo Butcher has spent the last twenty years studying and teaching medieval Christianity. She earned her Ph.D. in medieval studies from the University of Georgia, and teaches at Shorter University. She is also the author of Man of Blessing: A Life of St. Benedict and editor of Incandescence: 365 Readings with Women Mystics. Visit her on the Web at www.carmenbutcher.com.

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