“A Dripping Honeycomb”: Hildegard of Bingen’s Liturgical Songs, with particular reference to the Songs to St Ursula

An essay I wrote in 1995, which was commended in the Gregory Dix Memorial Awards at Elmore Abbey. I thought it deserved an airing! Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)1 has become justly famous in the latter part of this century for her mystical, scientific and medical writings and her extensive correspondence with the religious and political [...]