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By Barbara Newman

Barbara Newman reintroduces English-speaking readers to a rare and talented determine of the twelfth-century renaissance. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) used to be mystic and author, musician and preacher, abbess and scientist who used symbolic theology to discover the which means of her gender in the divine scheme of things.

With a brand new preface, bibliography, and discography, Sister of Wisdom is a landmark ebook in women's experiences, and it'll even be welcomed via readers in faith and history.

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