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Hildegard Von Bingen

Daily Meditation: Awakening The Heart

Posted 02.21.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

The Eternal Student: Margarethe von Trotta on Hannah Arendt

Dan Lybarger | Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

Von Trotta's film vividly captures the impact Arendt's work had in both the United States and Israel and how Arendt's stubborn beliefs could be both a weakness and a strength.

8 Reasons Why Hildegard Matters Now

Mary Sharratt | Posted 12.27.2012 | Religion
Mary Sharratt

On Oct. 7, 873 years after her death, the Vatican finally gave her the highest recognition for her considerable achievements. She was elevated to Doctor of the Church, a rare and solemn title reserved for theologians who have significantly impacted Church doctrine.

Celebrating Hildegard Of Bingen, Doctor Of The Church, Herald Of The Divine Feminine

Matthew Fox | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Matthew Fox

The current anti-woman pope has declared Hildegard, a nature-based mystic and a fighter for justice inside and outside the church, a herald of the Divine Feminine to a patriarchal world and church, a Doctor of the Church. Do we have the courage to listen to her?

Passionate Doctors, Soulless Bureaucrats and Colorful Patients Make God's Hotel Unforgettable

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.12.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

It almost always annoys me when someone who isn't a professional writer produces a great book, but Victoria Sweet has written the best non-fiction book I've read this year and all I wanted to do when I finished reading it was to meet her and congratulate her and ask her a lot of questions. So I did.

Canonization Coming for Hildegard

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts
Michael Sigman

The Catholic Church seems ready to codify what music lovers have known for nearly a millennium: Hildegard von Bingen is a saint. Vatican Insider repor...

St. Hildegard Of Bingen: Honor The Dead By Carrying Them Forward

John Backman | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
John Backman

It is more than keeping their memory alive or remembering their birthdays... as important as these practices are; it is about sustaining the ideals, values and passions that they cared about so deeply.

Through Hildegard's Eyes: Margarethe von Trotta on Vision

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

German writer-director Margarethe von Trotta started directing movies in the 1970s, at a time when few women were behind the cameras. This week, von Trotta explained how much we still have to learn from a woman who lived centuries ago.