Blessed Hildegard Of Bingen Analysis

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History has brought fourth many influential women that have had a significant importance to both our physical and mental world. Hildegard of Bingen, a nun form Germany is an example of this important type of woman. She was able to become an influential and powerful leader in the church. Through the view on women during the twelfth century was not up to priority, Hildegard overcame this fact in a variety of unique and impressive ways. At the age of eighty-one Hildegard also known as “Saint Hildegard” and “Blessed Hildegard,” died in September during the year 1179, but not before leaving behind a reputation and list of achievements. Primarily being known for her leadership in the convent at Disibudenburg Monastery, the Saint was also praised for her use of a unique gift, Vox Dei or what we know as the “voice of God.” This remarkable woman also used curative powers of natural objects to heal and doctrine the sick, she was an author counselor, linguist, scientist, philosopher, physician, poet, chancellor, visionary, composer, Abbess, and founder of two convents. Of her many accomplishments, Hildegard was most…show more content…
At the age of seven Hildegard was placed under the tutelage of Jutta, the Abbess at Disibodenberg Monastery. At this convent she was given opportune to be educated and also gain positions in leadership, which she did after the death of her long personal advisor Jutta, the one person she confined in about her visions that started at the early age of three. After taking Jutta's place as magistra, Hildegard waited till l the later age of forty two to reveal her gift of pain to the population around her. It was from this expression of God’s voice that the “Blessed Hildegard” went on to live up to her name and achieve the goals she didn’t imaging

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