Two creation-centred visionaries

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Hildegard von Bingen, was born in the town of Bingen am Rhein near Mainz, Germany, in 1098. Intelligent and sensitive, she early displayed signs of extraordinary ethereal awareness, so aged eight, was sent to a Benedictine monastery to be educated.

Later, with a following of fellow nuns she founded monasteries at Rupertsberg and Eibingen, becoming renowned for her scholarship, art, poetry, music, botanical, medical and theological texts — as well as her visionary revelations of the dazzling inter-connection of all creation.

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