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Saint Hildegard’s Vegetal Psycho-Physio-Theology

IKERBASQUE/Department of Philosophy, University of the Basque Country (EHU/UPV), San Sebastian, Spain
Religions 2018, 9(11), 353;
Received: 17 October 2018 / Revised: 2 November 2018 / Accepted: 6 November 2018 / Published: 13 November 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Verdant: Knowing Plants, Planted Relations, Religion in Place)
Besides a series of psycho-physiological correspondences between parts of the soul and physical processes, one finds in Hildegard’s corpus an entire hagiography and a theography mapped onto parts of plants in a sort of spiritual botany. The analogies mixed together with the non-analogical emanations of viriditas are complex, insofar as they involve particular species of plants or plant organs, psychic faculties, and chief actors in the Judeo-Christian theological drama. View Full-Text
Keywords: Hildegard of Bingen; vegetal life; Virgin Mary; Jesus; Holy Spirit Hildegard of Bingen; vegetal life; Virgin Mary; Jesus; Holy Spirit
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