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The 12th-century Christian mystic Hildegard of Bingen has been described as "...a visionary, scientist, diplomat, and poet." Created by Dr. Nancy Fierro, CSJ, Hildegard of Bingen and Her Vision of the Feminine transports us through space and time to the medieval cloisters where Hildegard struggled to express her spirituality. How she succeeded in a world open only to men holds lessons for every woman in every age. Join Nancy Fierro to explore: the mystical visions that guided Hildegard's work for over 70 years, Hildegard's three great obstacles and how she overcame them, and fascinating details from her unparalleled contributions to theology, music, medicine, science, and more.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2016 Nancy Fierro (P)2016 Nancy Fierro

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  • 20-05-2018

great introduction .. but too brief

this was a very brief introduction to the significance and work of Hildegard of Bingen. come to think about it , I got a lot from this hour and a half audio :her background , the overall atmosphere during her time , main challenges she faced and her contribution to music . I would have liked to know more about her contribution to medicine and alternative healing
I definitely recommend checking this out if the topic of women and religion interests you.