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Rudolf Steiner His Life and Work

By: CHILDS, GILBERT

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2003

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 730

ISBN: 0863153941


33 b&w and 13 colour photographs A new edition of this concise introduction to Steiner's life and work. The philosopher Rudolf Steiner was one of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century. His writings cover a wide range of subjects and he made valuable and influential contributions in many fields, including education, science, medicine and social reform. The basis of his research was the science of the spirit which he called anthroposophy. He maintained that material science could never comprehend the whole of nature, as it excluded the realm of the spirit. Bridging the physic... View more info

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Steiner Education in Theory and Practice A Guide to Rudolf Steiner's Educational Principles

By: CHILDS, GILBERT

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1991

Seller ID: 575

ISBN: 0863151310


This bestselling book is a detailed account of Rudolf Steiner's view of children, and the role education must play in their successful development. Gilbert Childs examines and explains the curriculum of Steiner-Waldorf schools, showing how their unique teaching practices take a holistic view of the child. He looks particularly at issues such as creativity, imagination, and intellect, and how the schools try to produce rounded, responsible young adults. He concludes that our approach to the education of our children is an issue of the utmost urgency for the future of our society. [When re... View more info

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Understand Your Temperament! A Guide to the Four Temperaments - Choleric, Sanguine, Phlegmatic, Melancholic

By: CHILDS, GILBERT

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 1998

Seller ID: 4027

ISBN: 1855840251


Illustrations This book is a refreshing treatment of the ancient doctrine of the four temperaments: choleric, sanguine, phlegmatic, and melancholic. Dr. Childs shows us how to recognize the temperaments in ourselves and others, and how to understand their working in our behavior. He investigates in depth the origins and manifestations of the temperaments in both their psychological and physiological aspects.Included are fascinating discussions of the relationships between adults of various temperaments and matters of compatibility in partnership, family, and workplace situations.There... View more info

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Secrets of Esoteric Christianity The Two Marys, the Two Families of Jesus, and the Incarnation of Christ

By: CHILDS, GILBERT

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 10256

ISBN: 1902636732


Illustrations For many years theologians have agonized over the contradictory accounts of the birth of Jesus as given in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. How can they be reconciled, given their utterly different nature and contents? Demonstrating a remarkably erudite and authoritative knowledge of biblical sources and other primary texts, Gilbert Childs throws new light on arcane disputes by revealing some of the secrets of esoteric Christianity - in particular the mystery of the two Marys and the two families of Jesus. Such secrets, including the meaning of the 'virginal conception', ha... View more info

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Your Reincarnating Child Welcoming a Soul to the World

By: CHILDS, GILBERT, CHILDS, SYLVIA

Price: $27.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2005

Seller ID: 7841

ISBN: 1855841266


The primary contention of this book is that, as a spiritual being, each of us lives beyond death, and eventually returns to earth in a new human body. With this knowledge in mind, the authors give much sound practical advice as to how parents, and others who spend time with children, can welcome a soul to the world and help it grow into a healthy and responsible human being. Mainstream educational policies and practises can result in children being pushed prematurely towards adulthood, before having had a chance truly to experience childhood. As the authors demonstrate, an understanding of the... View more info