Hildegard of Bingen was probably the most gifted religious academics of all time. An abbess and founding father of a Benedictine non secular group; a composer, playwright, poet and artist; an herbalist and pharmacist; and a delicate recipient of God-sent visions with insights in regards to the Bible and the pure world, she encourages all individuals to expertise the juiciness of life.
As days develop quick and bushes drop their leaves, what higher time to understand our internal juiciness. And that can assist you faucet into it, we give you a vibrant assortment of Hildegard of Bingen assets — books, music, and an inspiring film about this extraordinary lady:
Learn our assessment of Imaginative and prescient: From the Lifetime of Hildegard von Bingen, a soulful and spirit-filled German movie about Hildegard’s life and ministry. Additionally see interviews with director Margarethe von Trotta and lead actress Barbara Sukowa.
See a set of Quotations by Hildegard of Bingen.
- See a assessment of The Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen by Matthew Fox about Hildegard’s mystical interpretations of Christianity, together with 24 full-color reproductions of her illustrations of her visions.
- See a assessment of Hildegard, The Final Yr a novel by Barbara Lachman that into the lifetime of this medieval abbess throughout her eightieth yr.
Take heed to Celtic Origins by Anuna, a music CD that features “Sanctus,” a Mass textual content based mostly on the chants of Hildegard of Bingen.
Photograph Credit score: Icon of St. Hildegard of Bingen by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM. Obtainable from Trinity Shops.