Visionaries Defy Categorization!

Tuesday morning I walked down to All Saints’ Oakham to join those gathered there for Morning Prayer, as is my custom when I’m staying in Oakham. The commemoration for the day was Hildegaard of Bingen. Vyv, who was leading our prayers, read the article about her from the book of daily commemorations (I forget its proper title); the first sentence was ‘Hildegaard is classified as a visionary’.

It occurred to me that it might just be a contradiction in terms to classify someone as a visionary. My experience of visionaries is that they defy classification!

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