The Seasons and Their Festivals: Human, Earthly and Cosmic Rhythms (Karl Konig Archive #21) (Paperback)

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Through his work as a physician, Karl Konig explored the relationship between the rhythm of the seasons, the Christian festivals, thinking in particular about their effect on human beings and communities.

This fascinating collection of Konig's essays, lectures and notes looks at the cycle of the year and the different aspects of all the Christian festivals, from Easter to the Twelve Holy Days of Christmas. Konig discusses the idea that human beings can derive inner strength from festival celebrations through an active social life and participation in community, and also that a strong, healthy community life relies on the celebration of festivals.

About the Author


Karl Konig (1902-66) was well-known as a physician, author and lecturer. He began his work at the Institute of Embryology at the University of Vienna. In 1940 he founded the Camphill Movement in Scotland. Based on the educational ideas of Rudolf Steiner, the special education schools for children and villages for adults with special needs are now established all over Britain and Europe, North America and Southern Africa.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781782507901
ISBN-10: 1782507906
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication Date: August 30th, 2022
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Karl Konig Archive