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A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition)

A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition)

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  • ISBN-13: 9789004260702
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Release Date: Oct 17, 2013
  • Pages: 360 pages
  • Dimensions: 1.0 x 9.4 x 6.4 inches

Overview

This volume provides an introduction to Hildegard and her works, with a focus on the historical, literary, and religious context of the seer s writings and music. Its essays explore the cultural milieu that informs Hildegard s life and various compositions, and examine understudied aspects of the "magistra" s oeuvre, such as the interconnections among her works. "A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen" builds on earlier studies and presents to an English-speaking audience various facets of the seer s historical persona and her cultural significance, so that the reader can grasp and appreciate the scope of the unparalleled life and contributions of Hildegard, who was declared to be a saint and a doctor of the Church in 2012. Contributors include: Michael Embach, Margot E. Fassler, Franz J. Felten, George Ferzoco, William T. Flynn, Felix Heinzer, Beverly Mayne Kienzle, Tova Leigh-Choate, Constant J. Mews, Susanne Ruge, Travis A. Stevens, Debra L. Stoudt, and Justin A. Stover."

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