St. Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church: A Spiritual Reader

St. Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church: A Spiritual Reader

by Carmen Acevedo Butcher
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612613703
Publisher:
Paraclete Press
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
518,644
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

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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