The Spiritual Background to Christian Festivals

by Charles Kovacs

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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 celebrate at particular times and the deep spiritual significance found in the Christian year.

ISBN: 9780863156014
Publisher: Floris Books
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 13.7 x 21.1 x .8cm
Weight: 113 grammes