The Word Among Us

November 2012 Issue

Medieval Woman, Modern Saint

St. Hildegard of Bingen

By: Woodeene Koenig-Bricker

Medieval Woman, Modern Saint: St. Hildegard of Bingen by Woodeene Koenig-Bricker

We live in fearful times. A quick glance at the news turns up floods of warnings about economic distress, wars and threats of wars, natural disasters, and dozens of other terrifying possibilities.

Many of us live in a state of anxiety, constantly bracing ourselves for the “something awful” we expect just around the next...

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