Hildegard von Bingen's Mystical Visions: Translated from Scivias

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By Bruce Hozeski

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

Hildegard von Bingen's Mystical Visions: Translated from Scivias

ABOUT Bruce Hozeski

Bruce Hozeski
Bruce Hozeski, Ph.D., is Chair of the English Department at Ball State University and specializes in Medieval British literature, dialects, Old English language & literature, Hildegard von Bingen, and honors humanities. He is the author of five books about Hildegard von Bingen and is a More...



Twelfth-century Rhineland mystic Hildegard von Bingen records her exquisite encounter with divinity, producing a magnificent fusion of divine inspiration and human intellect. Hildegard von Bingen’s Mystical Visions is perhaps the most complete and powerful documentation of mystical consciousness in recorded history. Now after 800 years, these visions are again available for those seeking to reawaken mystical consciousness.
"Bruce Hozeski's translation succeeds admirably in accommodating the twelfth-century perspective and Hildegard's own unique worldview in terms that are approachable."
Gnosis magazine