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By E. L. Risden

ISBN-10: 1606080911

ISBN-13: 9781606080917

A dwelling gentle explores a number of the significant occasions within the lifetime of Hildegard of Bingen: mystic, general practitioner, composer, and one of many ultimate intellectuals of the center a while. within the kind of a dramatic novella, it telescopes to such life-changing occasions because the brave recording of her visions, the Church's reputation of her bills of prophetic adventure, the formation of her personal abbey, and the interdiction opposed to her nuns for the burial of a progressive on holy floor. a narrative of personality, religious doubt and success, kindness and unravel, and a lifestyles dedicated to either religion and works, A dwelling mild provides to the transforming into quantity and diversity of works, either scholarly and inventive, addressing the impression of this notable girl; it attests to the profound results attainable in the course of the dedication of unmarried, loving, artistic members even within the so much tough and oppressive of times.

E. L. Risden is affiliate Professor of English at St. Norbert collage, the place he teaches medieval and Renaissance literature. he's the writer of a dozen books, together with Beasts of Time, Beowulf in trustworthy Verse, Beowulf for company, and The Heroes and the Gods.

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