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    Connecting with the Twelve Holy Nights

    by  • 24 October 2018 • Anthroposophy, Christmas, Extract, The Christian Community, Twelve Holy Nights • 0 Comments

    The period between Christmas and Epiphany – know as the Twelve Holy Nights – is an important time of year. It provides a time for reflection and reconnection with our spiritual selves. This abridged extract from The Twelve Holy Nights, shows how we can make the most of this experience. Inspired by Norwegian folklore,...

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    What is ritual?

    by  • 26 July 2018 • Bastiaan Baan, Philosophy of Human Life, Religion, Sources of Religious Worship • 0 Comments

    Different forms of religious worship and ritual are present throughout the development of human beings, from early stone-age ritual, nature religion and ancestor worship, to faiths from which Christianity and the Eucharist emerge. In his latest book Bastiaan Baan explores the origins and metamorphosis of human religion, examining its significance for human life on...

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    Sara Parrilli, illustrator of Through the Rainbow

    by  • 9 July 2018 • Lou Harvey-Zahra, Sara Parrilli, Steiner-Waldorf Education, Through the Rainbow • 0 Comments

    Art is a core part of the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum, helping children to develop emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually. Few know this better than Waldorf art teachers like Sara Parrilli. As well as being a teacher, Sara Parrilli is the illustrator of Through The Rainbow: A Waldorf Birthday Story for Children, as retold by Lou...

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    The Legend of Parzival: The Epic Story of his Quest for the Grail

    by  • 24 May 2018 • Books, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

      In Steiner-Waldorf education, Parzival’s quest for the Grail can be seen as a metaphor for the difficult journey through life, which speaks strongly to adolescents and its study is at the heart of the Class 11 curriculum. As a hugely experienced Steiner-Waldorf teacher, Robin Cook’s engaging retelling, The Legend of Parzival, will provide valuable...

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    Lost Knowledge of the Imagination

    by  • 17 April 2018 • Extract, Gary Lachman, Lost Knowledge of the Imagination, Philosophy of Human Life • 0 Comments

    The explosion of science in the early 17th Century was “a new way of knowing and understanding ourselves and the world we live in”. But did this mean we ultimately forgot about the ‘other’ way of knowing? This paradigm shift is what Gary Lachman identifies as the ‘Lost Knowledge of the Imagination’. In this...

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    Get the best from your garden with The Moon Gardener’s Almanac

    by  • 11 August 2017 • Gardening, The Moon Gardener's Almanac • 0 Comments

    Every gardener wants their plants and flowers to reach their full potential. Could lunar rhythms be the key to abundant and healthy growth? Jardinez avec la Lune is a gardening staple in its native France, with over 2 million copies sold. The Moon Gardener’s Almanac 2018 makes this practical guide available in English for...

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