• Holy Week: Introduction

    by  • 3 April 2020 • 1 Comment

    Here at Floris Books, we want to do all we can to support our community during these difficult times. To that end, this week we’re sharing an extract from Emil Bock’s Holy Week: A Spiritual Guide from Palm Sunday to Easter for 2021 Easter Holy Week. Holy Week will guide you from Palm Sunday to...

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    Resources for parents

    by  • 24 March 2020 • 1 Comment

    Dear Friends, In this time of uncertainty, when the world seems almost unrecognisable, we would like to send out our love and best wishes to our readers both near and far.  We’re in awe of the people being creative and supportive to their communities. In these tough times we all have to stick together...

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    What is Eurythmy?

    by  • 27 February 2020 • 0 Comments

    Floris Books has published several books on eurythmy, but if you’re not as familiar with the term as we are you might be wondering: ‘What is eurythmy?’ Eurythmy is a form of art movement initiated by Austrian philosopher and social reformer Rudolf Steiner (1861 – 1925). It’s almost like a dance, and the aim...

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    The Origins of the Creed of the Christian Community

    by  • 6 February 2020 • 0 Comments

    Unlike other Christian creeds, the creed of The Christian Community is not a statement of belief, but rather a series of assertions that act as a path to a deeper understanding of Christianity. In “The Origins of the Creed and the Christian Community” Peter Selg offers an insightful and informative overview of how, in...

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    Approaching Death: A Companion’s Guide to the End of Life

    by  • 8 January 2020 • 0 Comments

    In “Approaching Death” experienced therapist and grief counsellor Renée Zeylmans offers spiritual insights, practical information and contemplations and meditations to support the companions of those on their dying journey. Here, we share an extract from the book. From Caregiver to Companion Being a companion of a dying person means that I feel the distress,...

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    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2020

    by  • 3 December 2019 • 0 Comments

    Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children’s illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century. She is often called the ‘Beatrix Potter’ of Scandinavia. Over on our Elsa Beskow author page you can find out about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish...

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    Biodynamic Gardening Calendar App: Planting with Moon Rhythms

    by  • 14 November 2019 • 0 Comments

    Do you want to grow plentiful, better quality fruit, vegetables and flowers? Our new app, the Biodynamic Gardening Calendar: Planting with Moon Rhythms (App Store and Google Play) is here to help. Whether you’re growing in a garden or on an allotment, small-holding or farm, and looking to adopt an environmentally-friendly and sustainable approach,...

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    Enchantment: Wonder in Modern Life

    by  • 31 October 2019 • 0 Comments

    Dr Patrick Curry, author of Enchantment: Wonder in Modern Life introduces us to this unique book, which explores how enchantment plays out in a wide range of contexts – in love, art, religion and learning, in food and drink, and perhaps most significantly in our relationship with the natural world. I have spent at...

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    Meet Evie the Strawberry Fairy

    by  • 18 July 2019 • 0 Comments

    Evie is a determined, ingenious and bright little Strawberry Fairy who lives in an old teapot. She is the star of Evie and the Strawberry Patch Rescue, Evie and the Strawberry Balloon Ride and the brand new Evie and the Strawberry Surprise from German author-illustrator Stefanie Dahle, published by Floris Books. Evie loves taking...

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