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Shakespeare's Flowering of the Spirit

By: BENNELL, MARGARET, WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $29.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Lanthorn Press: 2008

Seller ID: 1277


What is the quality in Shakespeare's dramas which gives them their perennial human appeal and makes them as popular today as they were to his own contemporaries? Many Shakespearian critics have sought to answer this question. Margaret Bennell, however, approaches the problem by venturing into the relatively untrodden domain of the inner soul-spiritual development of the dramatist. She illustrates her study with details from plays, including "Love's Labour's Lost"... View more info

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Owen Barfield Romanticism Come of Age - A Biography

By: BLAXLAND-DE LANGE, SIMON

Price: $55.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 10232


1 Illustrations 'Barfield towers above us all ...the wisest and best of my unofficial teachers.' - C.S. Lewis 'We are well supplied with interesting writers, but Owen Barfield is not content to be merely interesting. His ambition is to set us free ...from the prison we have made for ourselves by our ways of knowing, our limited and false habits of thought, our "common sense".' - Saul Bellow Owen Barfield - philosopher, author, poet and critic - was a foundi... View more info

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Veiled Pulse of Time An Introduction to Biographical Cycles and Destiny

By: BRYANT, WILLIAM A.

Price: $34.99

Publisher: Lindisfarne Press:

Seller ID: 13641


Our biography is our most precious, intimate possession, yet how much do we really know about ourselves? With a little work, we can discover in the unfolding of our biography the traces of a marvelous, cosmic patterning--the cycles of our life. The seven-year cycle converts experience into psychological faculties; the twelve-year cycle marks the way changing self-awareness of the personality is translated into our life's work; the thirty-year cycle marks a major turning ... View more info

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Taking Charge Your Life Patterns and Their Meaning

By: BURKHARD, GUDRUN, ARNIM, CHRISTIAN VON

Price: $27.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1997

Seller ID: 10999


Illustrations While the modern world is rapidly making us into 'global citizens', at the same time we experience increasing isolation as individuals in our own society. There is a pressing need for us to develop new forms of relationship with familiy and society. Through working consciously and actively on our own life-story, we can build bridges to other people in a way that develops a new understanding for the lives of others. The ideas and methods presented in t... View more info

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Biographical Work The Anthroposophical Basis

By: BURKHARD, GUDRUN, D'AGOSTINO, CHRISTINA

Price: $69.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2007

Seller ID: 643


b/w diagrams An individual's life-story, or biography, can be explored to great effect by counsellors and therapists. Gudrun Burkhard, an experienced anthroposophical doctor, has studied human biography for many years and counselled many individuals. This book presents her unique methodology and her insights into successful biographical counselling. She describes the steps that practitioners should follow, which are based around seven-year cycles in an individual's... View more info

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Viktor Schauberger A Life of Learning from Nature

By: COBBALD, JANE

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 971


19 b&w illustrations and diagrams This is the second edition of a concise introduction to Schauberger's life and thinking. Viktor Schauberger's knowledge of natural energies led to inventions which, if properly harnessed, could solve the world's energy crisis. Unfortunately most people still find his ideas difficult to understand or accept. Jane Cobbald first became interested in Schauberger's theories when she realized that using a copper trowel in her garden grea... View more info

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Mission of Joan of Arc

By: EDMUNDS, JOAN M.

Price: $32.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 10230


"People write biographies today without the faintest idea that great spiritual powers are at work in human history." - Rudolf Steiner Almost six centuries have passed since the death of Joan of Arc, but the enduring fascination with her life continues to generate new studies, adding to the huge quantity of existing books and articles. Those by reputable historians and biographers have recounted the many known facts about her, based on the surviving 15th centu... View more info

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Talking with Angel About Illness Death and Survival.

By: ELSAESSER-VALARINO, EVELYN, RING, KENNETH, PAYNE, MARY

Price: $28.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2005

Seller ID: 796


This is the moving story of a young girl battling leukemia who realizes she is going to die. She receives hope and comfort through nightly conversations with her favourite doll, Angel, who helps her to embrace a new perspective on dying, and the possibility that consciousness could survive after death. Her fear of death is ultimately lifted by her new-found spiritual wisdom and by the account of a near-death experience told to her by a young companion. Evelyn Elsaesser-V... View more info

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Footprints of an Angel With Scenes from a Joint Autobiography

By: FINSER, SIEGFRIED E

Price: $29.95

Publisher: United States, Lindisfarne Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12108


“The angel does not deal with space, only time. Time is as far down from duration as an angel can penetrate. Therefore, the footprints of all angels resemble bookmarks and can be found in every single biography and in the cumulative story of humankind, the multitude of human biographies we know as history.” —Siegfried Finser Footprints of an Angel is the story of a man in search of his angel. His search begins with various events in his life th... View more info

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Spiritual Teachings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

By: GELDARD, RICHARD G., RICHARDSON, ROBERT

Price: $29.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2001

Seller ID: 1239


illustrations No one who has ever felt the life-changing pull of Emerson's enormous mind, has ever doubted his power or his greatness; though we are often puzzled to know whether he is primarily a poet, an essayist, or a philosopher. Richard Geldard is not puzzled at all by this: he has written a book which plainly shows the essential Emerson to be a teacher, the Socrates of Massachusetts, a man with a message that we need to hear today. It is argued that previous ... View more info

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Adam Bittleston: His Life, Work and Thought

By: GIBSON, KENNETH

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 1022


Adam Bittleston (1911-89) was an ordained priest of The Christian Community, a movement for religious renewal founded in 1922 with the help of the philosopher and founder of anthroposophy, Rudolf Steiner. This book is the first biography of a fascinating and influential individual. From his student days in Oxford Bittleston was a close friend of William Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, and this book draws on Golding's unpublished journal. Bittleton was also... View more info

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Shakespeare

By: HERDER JOHANN GOTTFRIED

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Princeton:

Seller ID: 10914


Without Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803), we simply would not understand Shakespeare in the way we do. In fact, much literature and art besides Shakespeare would neither look the same nor be the same without the influence of Herder's "Shakespeare" (1773). One of the most important and original works in the history of literary criticism, this passionate essay pioneered a new, historicist approach to cultural artifacts by arguing that they should be judged not b... View more info

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At the Threshold of the Modern Age Biographies Around the Year 1861

By: KONIG, KARL, BLAXLAND-DE LANGE, SIMON

Price: $46.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 11500


The late nineteenth-century was an era of contrasts. On the one hand, philosophical materialism was increasing its influence over science. On the other, there was a growing social awareness and quest for spiritual values. Karl Konig explores the personal stories of twenty-nine pioneers whose work and experiences helped shape that era. They include artists and writers, social reformers, philosophers and political activists, and scientists. He considers how they responded ... View more info

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Kaspar Hauser and Karl Konig

By: KONIG, KARL, BLAXLAND-DE LANGE, SIMON, STEEL, RICHARD, SELG, PETER

Price: $35.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12253


10 b/w illustrations Kaspar Hauser was a young man who appeared on the streets of Nuremberg in Germany in the early nineteenth century. His innocence and mysterious background captured the hearts of many at the time. 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of Kaspar Hauser's birth. This timely book draws together Karl Konig's thoughts on the enigma of Kaspar Hauser, as well as exploring Konig's deep connection to the young man. The book includes Konig's essay 'The Story o... View more info

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Karl Konig: My Task Autobiography and Biography

By: KONIG, KARL, SELG, PETER

Price: $21.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 668


31 b/w illustrations Born in 1902 into a Jewish family, Karl Konig grew up in Vienna in the last years of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He studied medicine and during this time came across the work of Rudolf Steiner. Soon after graduating he worked with Ita Wegman in Switzerland, where he also met his wife, Tilla. He was a pioneer in the early days of Pilgramshain, a home for children with special needs in Silesia, Germany. However, in 1936 under political pressure ... View more info

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Making Magic The Marion Mahony Griffin Story

By: KORPORAAL, GLENDA

Price: $42.50

Seller ID: 14432


She was the American woman who changed Australian history. She broke through barriers for women in architecture and spent 15 years working for Chicago architect Frank Lloyd Wright, in the formative years of the Prairie School of Architecture. Then she teamed up with Walter Burley Griffin working with him in winning the design contest for the new Australian capital city, Canberra. She was an architect, artist, environmentalist, social observer and community builder, yet h... View more info

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Phases The Spiritual Rhythms of Adult Life.

By: LIEVEGOED, BERNARD, LAKE, H.S.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 1998

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 2309


Illustrations 'The human biography is a symphony which each individual personally composes'. While each person's path in life is a unique and individual 'work of art', the human being meets certain milestones - from the period of adolescence to old age - which are universal in nature. Regardless of background, critical outer and inner stages must be passed through. A bestseller since it was first published, Phases describes each period of life - adoles... View more info

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Old Age Journey into Simplicity

By: LUKE, HELEN M., MOORE, THOMAS

Price: $24.95

Publisher: United States, SteinerBooks, Inc: 2010

Seller ID: 1628


illustrations In this classic text on ageing wisely, the renowned Jungian analyst Helen M. Luke reflects on the final journeys described in Homer's Odyssey, Shakespeare's King Lear, and T.S. Eliot's Little Gidding, as well as devoting attention to suffering. In examining some of the great masterpieces of literature produced by writers at the end of their lives, she elucidates the difference between growing old and disintegrating, encouraging the reader to grow emot... View more info

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And There Was Light The Autobiography of a Blind Hero in the French Resistance

By: LUSSEYRAN, JACQUES, CAMERON, ELIZABETH R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1985

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 801


'Light is in us even if we have no eyes.' It is a rare man who can maintain a love of life through the infirmity of blindness, the terrors of war, and the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp. Such a man was Jacques Lusseyran, a French underground resistance leader during the Second World War. This book is his compelling and moving autobiography. Jacques Lusseyran lost his sight in an accident when he was eight years old. At the age of sixteen, he formed a resistance gro... View more info

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Mozart His Musical Style and His Role in the Development of Human Consciousness. His Musical Style and His Role in the Development of Human Consciousness

By: MASTERS, BRIEN

Price: $34.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 12357


illustrations On being introduced to the concept of evolving human consciousness, Brien Masters discovered that one could gain insight into the phenomenon by examining the musical styles of different composers. Following years of musical study and practice, he detected in the richness of Mozart's music a reflection of humanity's emerging consciousness of selfhood and individuality. Two hundred and fifty years after his birth, Mozart continues to be acknowledged uni... View more info