A living light
Mystic, author, abbess, artist and composer, Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) was the topic of a symposium this fall sponsored by the Center for Norbertine Studies at St. Norbert College. Hear Ed Risden (English) speak on “Hildegard as Intellectual: The Spiritual and Creative Muse.”
 

Risdens fascination for Bingen and her works found fruit in a play of his that was performed at the college a few years ago and has since been published in novel form under the title A Living Light. (2009)

The audio is 10 minutes long.

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Left: Universal Man (1165) is one of a series of illuminations from Liber Divinorum Operum that depict the visions of Hildegard.