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In The School Of The Holy Spirit

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The Spirit Of The Waldorf School

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 0880103949
Genre : Literary Collections
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6 lectures and an essay, 1919-1920 (CW 297) World War I destroyed the structures, values, and self-confidence that created the seeming greatness of the nineteenth century. In its place stood ruins and the shards of a civilization. In response to this, Emil Molt the director of the Waldorf-Astoria Cigarette Factory and a student of Rudolf Steiner decided to establish a school to educate people who could create a new culture. Thus, the Waldorf school movement was begun. Rudolf Steiner agreed to act as the school s consultant, and his insights guided the school in accomplishing this ambitious task. The goal of this education was that, through living inner work guided by the insights of Rudolf Steiner, the teachers would develop in the children such power of thought, depth of feeling, and strength of will that they would emerge from their school years as full members of the human community, able to meet and transform the world. These lectures occurred around the opening of the first Waldorf school. They serve as an excellent, inspiring introduction to Waldorf education as a whole. Here Steiner outlines with freshness, immediacy, and excitement the goals and intentions of a new form of education and speaks to parents of prospective students. He explains the school's guiding principles and describes how parents must participate, with understanding and interest, in the awakening of their children's creative forces so that a healthier society can come about. Contents: Introduction by Robert Lathe and Nancy Whittaker The Intent of the Waldorf School The Spirit of the Waldorf School A Lecture for Prospective Parents Supersensible Knowledge and Social Pedagogical Life The Social Pedagogical Significance of Spiritual Science Spiritual Science and Pedagogy The Pedagogical Objective of the Waldorf School in Stuttgart An essay by Rudolf Steiner from the Journal The Social Future German sources: Die Waldorfschule und ihr Geist (GA 297); "Die padagogische Zielsetzung der Waldorfschule in Stuttgart," from Soziale Zukunft, Feb. 1920 (GA 24)."

The Spirit Of The School

Author : Julian Stern
ISBN : 9781441156839
Genre : Education
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Recent interest in personalized learning and the issues raised by Every Child Matters have led to renewed enthusiasm for the more personal and holistic aspects of schooling. This fascinating monograph draws on empirical evidence from schools across the world to answer key questions such as: - What is the spirit of the school? - How does it differ from school ethos? - What can teachers and pupils do to contribute to the spirit of the school? Drawing heavily on research into learning theories (from the social constructivist tradition), community (from the philosophy of John Macmurray) and dialogue (from the philosophy of Martin Buber), Julian Stern's unique and illuminating book will stimulate fresh thinking about spiritual education.

Deering Of Deal

Author : Latta Griswold
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Example in this ebook CHAPTER I DEAL SCHOOL If one chanced to examine the catalogues of Kingsbridge College for the past hundred years it would be found that in most of them is recorded the name of some dead and gone Deering—a name famous in the annals of the South—who came up from Louisiana, “marched through the four long happy years of college,” as the old song has it, with an arts degree to his credit; or, perchance, marched out at the end of one or two of them with nothing to his credit at all. Kingsbridge was a tradition in the Deering family, southern though it was—a tradition that was hardly broken, even when in 1861 Victor Deering and a hundred other chivalrous youths threw their text-books out of the windows and enlisted in the armies of the Confederacy. Victor’s father, Basil, too, was in the war, and laid down his arms at Appomattox as a brigadier-general—brevetted for gallantry on the field of action. For a while it seemed that no Deerings would go to Kingsbridge, but time at length healed the old antagonisms, and when it became a question where young Anthony, Victor’s boy, should go to college, there was no longer any question that Kingsbridge should be the place. Preparing for Kingsbridge, before the war, had meant going first for three or four years to Deal School, another Cæsarean seat of learning, almost as well known as the college itself. The warm-hearted old general had as fond memories of the school-topped, wind-swept hill above the rocks of Deal, as he had of the meadows and hills about Kingsbridge. There were a great many family counsels held in the old house on the bayou; some prejudices pocketed; some feminine qualms appeased and tears dried; and a great deal of correspondence was exchanged between the Head Master of Deal and the old General, who ruled his family to the third and fourth generation. And so at length on a bright crisp September morning, when he was about fifteen years old, Anthony Deering found himself getting out of the little way-train that runs from Coventry to Monday Port across the Cæsarean flats, and enquiring diligently for a hack to drive him out to Deal School. He had made the journey up from New Orleans alone, without a quaver until he came to his journey’s end. He was a day late for the opening of school, so that he was the only passenger to alight at Monday Port. A vociferous cabman offered him the services of a dilapidated fly and a bony horse. He looked about for better, but not finding them, he pulled his belt a trifle tighter, swallowed the lump in his throat, and quieted the man by thrusting his bag into his hand. Then he jumped into the crazy vehicle, and shouted in a high voice, “Deal School!” Tony had never been to Monday Port before, but he had heard a great deal of it from his mother, who had spent gay summers there in her girlhood, before the war. It had once been a favorite resort for Southerners, but after their exodus, was taken up by Northern people, and for a decade or so was one of the most popular Cæsarean watering-places. The town occupied a long stretch of level country between the sea and a range of low-lying sandhills. Its streets were pretty and clean, shaded for the most part by maple trees, with modest cottages on either side, and here and there more pretentious modern “villas,” representing almost every conceivable style of architecture. Tony was not much interested in Monday Port, however, and he eyed these pleasant homes with a rueful glance, which gave an odd expression to his attractive young face; for despite the shadows in his gray-blue eyes and the frown on his dark brows, it was evident that he was anything but a surly or fretful lad. There was a sparkle in the depths of the shadow; lines of cheerfulness behind the frown; the glow of health in his cheeks. To be continue in this ebook

The School Of The Spirit A Sermonic Study Of The Holy Spirit

Author : Ray L. Parker
ISBN : 1937064433
Genre : Religion
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The messages in this book were prepared for Sunday morning preaching - this is a sermonic study of the Holy Spirit. Each chapter formed the basis for a Sunday morning sermon at Parke Memorial Presbyterian Church, Evansville, Indiana. These studies, although not prepared for scholars or exegetes, are grounded in sound interpretive principles and procedures from an evangelical stance. The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit is of interest to all with questions about successful Christian living. The Holy Spirit is the Person and Power for spiritual success. The believer is not expected just to do the best he can in his journey of faith. The Holy Spirit has been sent from the Father and the Son to be the spiritual dynamic in that journey. God told Zerubbabel, Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord of hosts (Zechariah 4:6). It is the challenge of each believer, therefore, to fully embrace the Spirit of God and experience all the blessings God has for His children.

Schools With Spirit

Author : Linda Lantieri
ISBN : 080703133X
Genre : Education
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In Schools with Spirit, twelve respected educators show how they welcome the sacred into their own work with students, in spite of their fears of "overstepping" and in the face of the complex obstacles to nurturing the inner life of children in a school setting. Since the mid-1990s, when Daniel Goleman established that nurturing a young person's "emotional intelligence" enhances his or her ability to learn, schools have been struggling with ways to attend to students' emotional and social -- as well as intellectual -- development. Yet too many recent books and programs tout the "character education" of children as a cure for incivility and worse, and too many of these are barely disguised tracts with religious or culturally noninclusive agendas.

School Of The Spirit

Author : Roberts Liardon
ISBN : 0948985119
Genre : Spiritual life
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This guide intends to teach readers: how to build a strong spirit; seven biblical ways in which the Holy Spirit leads His people; the benefits of praying in tongues; how the hear the inward witness; and how to stay free from unbiblical forms of guidance.

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