And how would God be known as the Eternal One
if brilliance did not emerge from God? For there is not
creature without some kind of radiance—whether it be
greenness, seeds, buds, or another kind of beauty.
~ Hildegard of Bingen, Book of Divine Works*
* Book of Divine Works with Letters and Songs, Matthew Fox, ed., Santa Fe, New Mexico: Bear & Co., 1987
Life and Works of Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)
Catholic Encyclopedia Profile of the "Sibyl of the Rhine"
Hildegard of Bingen: A Book of Essays
Hildegard of Bingen: Selections from Her Writings
Film Trailer for Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen, by Margarethe von Trotta
International Society of Hildegard von Bingen Studies