Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-18 of 18 items

  • Keywords: Hildegard of Bingen x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Women reading the Song of Songs in the Christian tradition

Bernard McGinn

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.00017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter explores a neglected topic in the history of Christian reception of the Song of Songs — its interpretation for and by women. The reason for this lack of attention is not hard to find. ... More


Viriditas and Virginitas

Sara Ritchey

in Holy Matter: Changing Perceptions of the Material World in Late Medieval Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452536
eISBN:
9780801470950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452536.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Hildegard of Bingen's belief in viriditas as a speculatory means of identifying God's presence in the material world, along with its relation to virginitas and to the concepts ... More


Women and Latin Verse in the High Middle Ages

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the rise of the vernaculars and changing role of Latin in medieval Europe. It presents the evidence for nuns and other religious women as poets in Latin. It also examines ... More


The Female Voice: Hildegard of Bingen and the Song of Songs

Margot Fassler

in Scrolls of Love: Ruth and the Song of Songs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225712
eISBN:
9780823237067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225712.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Hildegard of Bingen was deeply engaged with Scripture, and one of the ways to understand her thought is by tracing her treatment of particular figures from the Bible or especially ... More


Vox Feminae

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Hildegard (1098-1179), the founder and abbess of a Benedictine nunnery in Bingen, Germany, first came to the attention of modern America in a book about headaches. Oliver Sacks’s 1970 book Migraines ... More


Mystics

William Harmless

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300383
eISBN:
9780199851560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300383.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Mystics are path-breaking religious practitioners who claim to have experience of the infinite, word-defying mystery that is God. Many have been gifted writers with an uncanny ability to communicate ... More


Feminine Symbols in Medieval Religious Literature

Rosemary Radford Ruether

in Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Mary is the pure virgin at her conception and at the birth of Jesus as well as the exalted queen of heaven. But she is also the sorrowful mother. She understands and is with us in our suffering. More ... More


Worshipping the Green God

Mark I. Wallace

in When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281329
eISBN:
9780823284955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281329.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins with a visitation by a great blue heron to the author’s class taught in Swarthmore College’s Crum Woods. Is the Crum Woods holy ground? Some ecotheologians (John B. Cobb Jr., ... More


Hildegard of Bingen, O Ierusalem aurea civitas (ca. 1150–1170)

Jennifer Bain

in Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237028
eISBN:
9780190237059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237028.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter contextualizes Hildegard of Bingen’s monumental sequence for her monastic community’s patron St. Rupert, O Ierusalem aurea civitas, both within Hildegard’s own output of sequences, and ... More


Melancholia in Men and Women: Hildegard of Bingen

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents Hildegard of Bingen's discussion of melancholy. One of the most talented, eclectic, and interesting personalities of the German Middle Ages, Hildegard lived between 1098 and ... More


The Learned Turn of the High Middle Ages

John Willinsky

in The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226487922
eISBN:
9780226488080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488080.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The High Middle Ages was a time of great learning in the Latin West between the monasteries and cathedral schools. Anselm of Canterbury showed great intellectual daring in providing a logical proof ... More


Trees: A Cottonwood Tree in a City Park and Hildegard of Bingen

Belden C. Lane

in The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Hildegard of Bingen was fascinated by the greening power of nature, seeing the mystery of the divine in all growing things. She admired trees in particular. In their magical work of photosynthesis, ... More


Wife of Barak: Deborah in the Middle Ages

Joy A. Schroeder

in Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199991044
eISBN:
9780199359615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991044.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Jewish and Christian medieval exegetes argued that Barak and Lappidoth were the same man, elevating Lappidoth to the role of “judge” alongside his wife Deborah. In allegorical, anti-Jewish readings, ... More


The Voice in the Mirror

Karmen MacKendrick

in The Matter of Voice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269990
eISBN:
9780823270033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269990.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter takes up one of the hymns from Hildegard of Bingen’s Symphonia, in which the speaker(s) and addressee seem to shift interestingly—particularly as the speakers are the chorus of singers ... More


Transgender Time

Robert Mills

in Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169125
eISBN:
9780226169262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169262.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers the benefits of filtering medieval ideas of unnatural sex through the postmodern category transgender. It begins by engaging with conceptions of transgender time in recent ... More


The Melancholy of Psychoanalysis: Marion, Kristeva, and the Difference of Theology

Jennifer Wang

in Psychology and the Other

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199324804
eISBN:
9780190490317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324804.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Language for melancholic experience is fundamentally different in psychoanalysis and in phenomenology, posing significant difficulties for any interdisciplinary dialogue between these rich ... More


Introduction

Ayelet Even-Ezra

in Ecstasy in the Classroom: Trance, Self, and the Academic Profession in Medieval Paris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281923
eISBN:
9780823286041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281923.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction addresses the complex interface between scholastic theologians and altered modes of consciousness, first in general, then in medieval Europe, through three case studies: 1) the ... More


Reflection: Efficient Causation and Musical Inspiration

Anna Harwell Celenza

in Efficient Causation: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199782185
eISBN:
9780199395583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782185.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The concept of artistic inspiration in the realm of music composition has changed notably over the last millennium. Using portraits of composers as evidence, this essay presents, in chronological ... More


View: