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  • Record Number: 2459
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ferrante , Joan.
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  • Title: Correspondent: "Blessed is the Speech of Your Mouth" [Hildegard of Bingen as a letter writer].
  • Source: Voice of the Living Light: Hildegard of Bingen and Her World.  Edited by Barbara Newman.  University of California Press, 1998.  Pages 91 - 109.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Letters Monasticism Pastoral Care Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
  • Related Resources: Joan Ferrante reviews Hildegard's enormous output as a correspondent. Her letters range over the entire social hierarchy of her age and Ferrante stresses both their prophetic and didactic stance as God's logothetesand her expression of personal emotions a
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  • Author's Affiliation: Columbia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0520208269
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