Description - Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen by Matthew Fox
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) was an extraordinary woman living in the Rhineland valley during most of the twelfth century. Besides being the abbess of a large and influential Benedictine abbey, she was a prominent preacher, healer, scientist and artist. She was also a composer and theologian, writing nine books on theology, medicine, science and physiology as well as 70 poems and an opera. At the age of 42 she began to have visions; these were captured as 36 illuminations - 24 of which are recorded in this book along with her commentaries on them.
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Author Biography - Matthew Fox
Matthew Fox is a well-known lecturer and scholar and is president and founder of the University of Creation Spirituality in Oakland, California. He is the author of 24 books, including "Original Blessing, Meditations with Meister Eckhart, The Coming of the Cosmic Christ," and "One River, Many Wells." He lives in Oakland, California.