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Hildegard of Bingen

“Hildegard of Bingen is a rare example of someone who touched nearly every field of human endeavour, leaving her mark on all aspects of life. Like Hildegard, we need to take a broader view of the whole of creation – view it and marvel in it,” says scientist and priest, The Rev’d Selina McMahon on Hildegard of Bingen who is commemorated in our lectionary on 17 September

King John authorising Magna Carta ('Great Charter), Runnymede, England in 1215: it is one of the most important documents in history, as it established the principle that everyone is subject to the law, even the sovereign, and guarantees the rights of individuals, the right to justice and the right to a fair trial

Did anything good come out of the Middle Ages?

“Anglicans, too, are often reluctant to affirm the value of the Middle Ages…This is unfortunate. For missing out nine whole centuries of Christian life not only creates serious gaps in understanding Christian development – it also risks failing to appreciate important Anglican features and spiritual treasures fully,” says The Rev’d Dr Jo Inkpin