NEW eBOOK from Joan Chittister
Hildegard: The Feminine Voice of God
invites you to meet Hildegard of Bingen,
a 12th century prophet, feminist and reformer who
- was an outspoken critic of political and ecclesiastical corruption
- suffered excommunication for resisting a church mandate
- composed 78 musical compositions, including the first morality play set to music
- wrote the book Scivias, recording 26 of her visions or illuminations
- served as spiritual director to popes, emperors, kings and queens, laity and clergy
- founded and was abbess of two Benedictine monasteries
- will become a Doctor of the Church October 7, 2012 —
only the 4th woman so recognized in 2,000 years
Purchase the 12-page PDF eBook here.
Increase your understanding of this remarkable mystic and her teachings:
In preparation for Hildegard being named Doctor of the Church, a three-week online discussion of the eBook will begin here September 10 facilitated by Erie Benedictine Mary Ellen Plumb.
The $2 eBook is required for this course.
Buy and download now.