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Time is at Hand! Rosicrucian Nature of Goethe's "Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily" and the Mystery Dramas of Rudolf Steiner

By: ALLEN, PAUL M., ALLEN, JOAN DE RIS

Price: $39.99

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 880


44ill.(4col.). In 1795 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe produced his tale of tales-The fairytale of "The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily," an extraordinary masterwork that is unique among Goethe's works. An initiatory fable of transformation, the tale arose out of the Rosicrucian, alchemical impulses that play an important role in Faust and Goethe's other writings. Among those influenced by it was Rudolf Steiner, whose mystery dramas employ similar themes. The... View more info

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Honorable Work Achieving Success and Satisfaction In Your Work

By: ANSTETT, TIM

Price: $29.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Lindisfarne Press: 2000

Seller ID: 1229


We all long for a sense of our true vocation — a confirmation that through our work we are not simply involved in providing for our own needs but that we are contributing in a meaningful way to a greater whole that benefits the community at large. And yet the world of work today is in crisis — a crisis of management, of quality, of service. Many people feel alienated from their work. Lack of fulfillment in the work place, a sense of not being recogn... View more info

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Money Matters - But So Does Trust! From an Economy based on Money to an Economy based on Human Value

By: ARCHIATI , PIETRO

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Temple Lodge:

Seller ID: 14323


The financial crisis of 2008 ignited a general psychology of fear. This crisis of confidence was not just a crisis of capitalism, argues the author, but a crisis of materialism – the one-sided fixation on material prosperity. Tackling real questions relating to personal finances, savings, work, individual creativity and talent, Archiati offers a multitude of stimulating thoughts and new ideas. The alternative to fear around money, he says, is the joy of being const... View more info

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Beyond the Market Economics for the 21st Century

By: ASSENZA, GAUDENZ

Price: $23.90

Publisher: UK, New Economy Publications:

Seller ID: 10586


Market economics is largely contradicted by the developments that accompany it. Particularly in the West, economic life has become intimately bound up with the state, making a mockery of the idea of the free play of market forces. On the other hand, when market forces do prevail, it is often at great, and unacceptable, environmental and social cost. This book looks beyond the economics of capitalism and communism to explore what can be derived from a recognition... View more info

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Organisations with Soul A Social Path of Schooling in the Language of the Human Soul

By: BEKMAN, ADRIAAN , MEES, PHILLIP

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 13777


Adriaan Bekman asks, ‘How can we connect more deeply with others at work? And connect more wholeheartedly with our work tasks, so as to create mutual support, respect, meaning and growth?’ He invites us to re-imagine organizations with soul, so as to enrich everyday working life. Paying attention to meaningful soul language can transform relationships in our communities and workplaces. Useful for advisors, managers, leaders and educators, this im... View more info

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America's Global Responsibility Individuation, Initiation and Threefolding

By: BEN-AHARON, JESAIAH

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1586


In a summary of present day social and economic conditions, Beh-Aharon points out the dire consequences of America ignoring its obligations as set forth in the Declaration of Independence. He goes on to explain how the destructive effects of globalisation can be stopped, and progressive social structures introduced. Using a concept developed by Rudolf Steiner -- the actualization of the individual -- he explains how the world arrived at its current state and how an under... View more info

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Genius of Money Essays and Interviews Reimagining the Financial World

By: BLOOM, JOHN

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2010

Seller ID: 10728


“To understand money in the deepest sense is to journey inwardly to grapple with the ‘money self,’ to become more conscious economic participants in financial transactions with the world, and last but not least, to work to meet the material needs of others so that our economic needs are met through others’ work. This formulation describes a three-fold virtuous cycle, one that represents a radical transformation from our current world circumstance,... View more info

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Inhabiting Interdependence Being in the Next Economy

By: BLOOM, JOHN

Price: $40.00

Publisher: SteinerBooks:

Seller ID: 14329


Illustrations: 11 color and b/w In this insightful book, John Bloom, author of The Genius of Money, explores approaches toward transforming the conventional habits of mind and practice that have led to today’s imbalance in our economic life and in society as a whole. Acknowledging that money has permeated almost every aspect of daily life — including our relationships to nature and to one another — Bloom asks: How and why did w... View more info

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Mysteries of Social Encounters

By: BRüLL, DIETER

Price: $42.00

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 11135


At this particular time in human evolution we are called upon to pay particular attention to social interaction. Drawing from Rudolf Steiner’s insights on the renewal of social life, the author thoroughly explores the foundation, problems, and remedies that are so vitally needed today. Included are many gems that can be used in Waldorf school community settings or any place where individuals wish to serve a higher social purpose. Introduction by Christopher Schaefe... View more info

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Mystery of Meeting Relationships as a Path of Discovery

By: BRIAULT, STEVE

Price: $27.90

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2010

Seller ID: 10358


Line drawings What really happens in relationships? Why do they affect us so deeply? Why do we long for a sense of community yet so aggressively assert our individualism? What are the risks and benefits of genuine human encounter? Drawing on perspectives from psychology, philosophy, management, and economics, The Mystery of Meeting explores these questions from a unique viewpoint and offers insight and guidance for developing healthy relationships. Steve Briault el... View more info

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Of Wheat and Gold

By: BUDD, CHRISTOPHER J.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, New Economy Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 11128


This book is a contribution to the search for a new form of money that, being true and non-usurious, could remove the basic inequity that underlies so many social problems today. View more info

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Hearing our Calling Rethinking Work and the Workplace

By: COOMBS, GILL

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Floris Books: 2014

Seller ID: 14252


For many of us, work is a source of anxiety rather than joy, and our workplace routine has become a strain on our lives. This unique book explores whether it's possible to develop a world of work which is, in fact, joyful, fulfilling and good for our health. Insightful and practical, Hearing our Calling traces the history of work, challenging current work practices and routines we take for granted. Drawing on her extensive work with different organisations, the author ex... View more info

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Social Ecology

By: DAVID, WRIGHT, CAMDEN-PRATT, CATHERINE E., HILL, STUART B.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 11771


The author address the question of how to apply ecological understanding to every aspect of our lives. Twenty-seven contributors share their experiences in this coming of age anthology of keynote articles. Social Ecology is of particular relevance to educators and students, providing a holistic framework for change based on the interrelationships among the personal, social, environmental, and spiritual. It helps the reader realize how we got where we are and how to bette... View more info

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Unarmed Heroes The Courage to Go Beyond Violence

By: ELWORTHY, SCILLA, CERLETTI, FRANCESCA, RODDICK, ANITA

Price: $29.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 10880


In any war there are always people who, rather than pick up an AK 47, will take the difficult route of active peacemaking. There are individuals in the midst of the violence in Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, even in the DR Congo, who are risking their lives to prevent other people getting killed. This book tells their stories. Featuring sixteen personal testimonies by those who have summed up the courage to transform violence in their lives, Unarmed Heroes is an inspirat... View more info

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Money Can Heal Evolving Our Consciousness. The Story of RSF and it's Innovations in Social Finance

By: FINSER, SIEFRIED E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2007

Seller ID: 1167


"Siegfried Finser has written a book that will turn the world around...This book is seminal in its clarity, impact, intelligence, and integrity. Finser writes what he has lived, which makes the book all the more potent and totally trustworthy. The clear and groundbreaking ideas of the great Rudolf Steiner come alive through this important book. Read it and live it. I give it my highest recommendation." - Lynne Twist, veteran fund-raiser, global activist, author, ... View more info

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Leadership Development Change from the Inside Out

By: FINSER, TORIN

Price: $39.95

Publisher: SteinerBooks:

Seller ID: 14195


"To achieve great things two things are needed; a plan and not quite enough time." - Leonard Bernstein "Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard." - Warren G. Bennis "Leaders are needed to articulate a vision and help an organization galvanize the resources to create a preferred future, one that both inspires and motivates. Leaders bring the right people together to generate new resources... View more info

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In Search of Ethical Leadership If Not Now, When?

By: FINSER, TORIN M.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2003

Seller ID: 1145


In recent years a chasm has opened between many of our leaders and those who work for them.We have witnessed the sacrifices of airline workers and the unconscionable compensation of top executives, the ideals of Olympic Games and the conduct of certain committee members, the sacrament of religion and the priests who abused the sanctity of the human body, the needed services of United Way and their extravagant executive "perks," and the hopes of fairness through d... View more info

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Initiative A Rosicrucian Path of Leadership

By: FINSER, TORIN M.

Price: $22.99

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2011

Seller ID: 10306


illustrations Torin Finser takes on some of our contemporary challenges and proposes new solutions. Rather than simply "kicking the can down the road," as often happens with issues such as sovereign debts, Middle East conflicts, and environmental issues, Finser calls for individual initiative. Drawing on a variety of rich cultural and spiritual traditions, he makes the case for social change that begins within. To do so, one must first access resources that... View more info

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Organizational Integrity How to Apply the Wisdom of the Body to Develop Healthy Organizations

By: FISNER, TORIN M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2007

Seller ID: 1171


Colour & b/w illustrations All around us, we see living systems in plants, animals, and human beings. Our environment is alive, vibrant, and full of innate wisdom. Even the stars and planets speak in the language of ancient folklore to those who have ears to hear. Our very lives depend on this interdependence and on the myriad connections that surround us. Nonetheless, many people experience organizations as inert, bureaucratic, inflexible obstacles to innovation a... View more info

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What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism

By: FOSTER, JOHN BELLAMY, MAGDOFF, FRED

Price: $29.95

Publisher: United States, Monthly Review Press,U.S.: 2011

Seller ID: 11746


There is a growing consensus that the planet is heading toward environmental catastrophe: climate change, ocean acidification, ozone depletion, global freshwater use, loss of biodiversity, and chemical pollution all threaten our future unless we act. What is less clear is how humanity should respond. The contemporary environmental movement is the site of many competing plans and prescriptions, and composed of a diverse set of actors, from militant activists to corporate ... View more info