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The Personal Correspondence of Hildegard of Bingen

by Joseph L. Baird

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7392778M
ISBN 100195308220
ISBN 109780195308228

Get this from a library! The personal correspondence of Hildegard of Bingen.. [Joseph L Baird; Oxford University Press.] -- Features a selection of 75 of the most interesting and revealing letters from volumes I, .   This is the third and final volume of the complete annotated correspondence of the extraordinary nun, Hildegard of Bingen (). One of the most remarkable women of her day, Hildegard was, for more than 30 years, an unflinching advisor and correspondent of all levels of church and society, from popes and kings to ordinary lay persons, from Jerusalem to England/5(6).

Books shelved as hildegard-von-bingen: Illuminations by Mary Sharratt, Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country by Simon Winder, HILDEGAR. Hildegard of Bingen stands out in the medieval Christian tradition as an immensely accomplished visionary, abbess, composer, dramatist, poet, and healer. This German mystic was a religious solitary who lived a rigorous life of fasting and prayer and also became an abbess of .

J oseph B aird, together with Radd K. Ehrman, has spent over twenty years translating the letters of Hildegard of Bingen—a project which, for various reasons, took so long to complete that the translated letters were published in three single-volume selection, which contains only a fifth of the total, may be seen as a labour of love. That Baird is fascinated by and deeply fond. The Personal Correspondence of Hildegard of Bingen: Letters of Hildegard of Bingen. Joseph L. Baird (ed.) - - Oxford University Press USA. Sister of Wisdom: St. Hildegard.


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One of the most remarkable women of her day, Hildegard was, for more than 30 years, an unflinching advisor and correspondent of all levels of church and society, from popes and kings to ordinary lay persons, from Jerusalem to England.

Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most notable women of the 12th century, as even a cursory glance at the recipients of her correspondence will suggest. The present volume concentrates on her personal life as viewed through the defining lens of her personal letters: her early bid for recognition of her spiritual gifts with her hesitant letter to the powerful and renowned Bernard of Clairvaux.

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[Hildegard, Saint; Joseph L Baird] -- Joseph L. Baird presents a selection of 75 of the most interesting and revealing letters from volumes I, II and III. The letters of Hildegard of Bingen. New York: Oxford University Press, 3 vols., New York: Oxford University Press, 3 vols., ISBN   Declared a Doctor of the Church inSt.

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