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Christianity and the Ancient Mysteries: Reflections on Rudolf Steiner's Christianity as Mystical Fact

By: CHARLES KOVACS

Price: $32.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15134

ISBN: 1782504478


NEW!! Published Feb 2018 In 1902 Steiner wrote Christianity as Mystical Fact and the Mysteries of Antiquity, showing the evolutionary development from the ancient mysteries, through the great Greek philosophers, to the events portrayed in the gospels. Steiner saw the Christ event as the turning point in the world's spiritual history -- an incarnation whose significance he saw as transcending all religions. Charles Kovacs brings his deep knowledge of esoteric writings, mythology and Steiner's lectures to give more background and to show how the way for Christianity was prepared ... View more info

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Age of Discovery, The

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2004

Seller ID: 771

ISBN: 0863154514


This book presents an overview of world history from the time of the Crusades to the Renaissance. It includes Saladin, Joan of Arc, Columbus, Magellan, Queen Elizabeth and Francis Drake. A resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers of Class 7 (age 12-13). [When referring to this item please quote our ID 771] View more info

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Age of Revolution, The

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 731

ISBN: 086315395X


An overview of world history from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, including the French, American and Industrial Revolutions. Kovacs chooses pertinent stories which create a tapestry showing the development of humankind from medieval times, when every person had their place in the hierarchy of society, to the awakening of individuality in modern times. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 731] View more info

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Ancient Greece

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $26.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2004

Seller ID: 754

ISBN: 0863154298


This is a retelling of Greek mythology and ancient history as recommended for Steiner-Waldorf curriculum Class 5-6 (age 10-12). This welcome new addition to Charles Kovacs' work contains legendary stories of mythical heroes and historic figures from the dawn of western civilization. Through the fearless deeds of Heracles, Theseus and Odysseus to the Golden Age of Athens and the conquests of Alexander the Great, the narrative vividly portrays the journey from the mysteries of antiquity to the birth of modern medicine, science and philosophy. [When referring to this item please quote our I... View more info

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Ancient Rome

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2005

Seller ID: 789

ISBN: 0863154824


This book, for use by Steiner-Waldorf teachers, includes stories of the founding of Rome, the early battles with Carthage and Hannibal, Julius Caesar and the conquests of Gaul and Britain, Antony and Cleopatra, and the decline and fall under the Huns and the beginning of the Dark Ages. It is recommended for Steiner-Waldorf curriculum Class 6 (age 11-12). [When referring to this item please quote our ID 789] View more info

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Botany

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2006

Seller ID: 813

ISBN: 0863155375


Charles Kovacs characterizes different plants, from fungi, algae and lichens, to the lily and rose families. He describes the parts of each plant and their growth cycle. It is recommended for Steiner-Waldorf curriculum Class 5-6 (age 10-12). [When referring to this item please quote our ID 813] View more info

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Ancient Mythologies India, Persia, Babylon, Egypt

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $26.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wynstones Press: 1999

Seller ID: 7789

ISBN: 094620652X


illustrations This collection features myths from India, Persia, Babylon and Egypt. They have been retold in a style suitable for children and also as a teaching resource.' [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7789] View more info

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Human Being and the Animal World

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 680

ISBN: 0863156401


This is a resource book for teaching about animals in comparison to human beings. It is recommended for Classes 4 and 5 (age 9 to 11) in the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum. Charles Kovacs taught in Edinburgh so there is a strong Scottish flavour to the animals discussed in the first half of the book, including seals, red deer and eagles. In the later chapters, he covers elephants, horses and bears. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 680] View more info

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Muscles and Bones

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2006

Seller ID: 828

ISBN: 0863155553


10 b/w illustrations This is an overview of human physiology and anatomy, including health and hygiene. A resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers of Classes 7 and 8 (age 12-14). Charles Kovacs was born in Austria. He left his native country in 1938 at the time of the Anschluss and joined the British Army in East Africa. After the War, he settled in Britain, and in 1956 he took over a class at the Rudolf Steiner School in Edinburgh, where he remained a class teacher until his retirement in 1976. He died in 2001. His extensive lesson notes have been a useful and inspiring resource ... View more info

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Norse Mythology

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 768

ISBN: 086315445X


This is a retelling of the stories of Norse mythology as recommended for the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum Class 4 (age 9-10). It includes myths on Creation, Odin and Mimir, Thor and Thialfi, Idun, Sif and Loki. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 768] View more info

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Parsifal and the Search for the Grail

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 722

ISBN: 0863153798


Parsifal (or Sir Percival) was a Knight of King Arthur. His story is told by the troubadours of France and Germany, notably Chrétien de Troyes and Wolfram von Eschenbach. The Parsifal story stands between the past age that looked for secrets of the spirit and the coming age that was going to search for the secrets of matter. In the Steiner-Waldorf Education curriculum this story is recommended for Class 11 (age 16-17) as a way of introducing world literature and one of the central problems of our time -- the imperative to learn to ask the right questions. [When referring to... View more info

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Spiritual Background to Christian Festivals

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $17.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2007

Seller ID: 645

ISBN: 0863156010


The rhythms of the earth can be seen in, for example, the daily cycle of day and night, or in the changing seasons. Rudolf Steiner spoke about how Christian festivals such as Easter, Whitsun and Christmas fitted not just into these patterns, but also into larger cosmic rhythms and, on a smaller scale, human rhythms. In this concise, readable book Charles Kovacs explores the structure of our calendar year and looks in detail at the background to each Christian festival, including lesser-known ones such as St. John's Tide and Michaelmas. This book is an inspiring insight into why we worship and ... View more info

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Geology and Astronomy

By: KOVACS, CHARLES

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 10194

ISBN: 0863158072


The first part of this book describes the different kinds of rocks, soil and mountains found on our planet, and explores how they came into being. This section deals with the depths of the earth, and the long ages of time. In contrast, the second part examines the heights of our universe, in the movement of the sun, moon and stars. These bodies give us our sense of day, month and year. Throughout, Kovacs links the phenomena he's describing with human experience, how they affect people in different parts of the world. This is a resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers for Classes 6 and 7 (age 11-1... View more info