Item description for Twelve Holy Nights And the Spiritual Hierarchies by Sergey Prokofiev & Simon Blaxland-de Lang...
Prokofieff draws on the whole extent of Rudolf Steiner's work and combines it with his own original spiritual research to form an intricate picture of the cosmic forces at play between Christmas and Epiphany. We are led on a tour through the circle of the zodiac and spiritual hierarchies, and shown how they form a path from Jesus to Christ. The author further explains that the Starry Script is a key to anthroposophical Christology, and shows how it relates to the conception of the First Goetheanum. Prokofieff guides us imaginatively through the interior of Steiner's architectural masterpiece (destroyed by fire at the end of 1922), whose structure and decorations are seen to constitute a coherent esoteric map. Our task now, he suggests, is to rebuild the First Goetheanum within ourselves and, through a new form of self-development, work toward a truly modern path of initiation.
Supplementary essays focus on the cosmic aspects of Sophia as well as the being of Michael. Prokofieff's seminal study offers a rich source of inspiration for those wishing to penetrate the mysteries of the Twelve Holy Nights and their relation to spiritual beings.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2004
Publisher Temple Lodge Publishing
ISBN 1902636619 ISBN13 9781902636610
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More About Sergey Prokofiev & Simon Blaxland-de Lang
Sergei Prokofiev, one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, was born in 1891 in the Ukraine and died in 1953 in Moscow. He composed "Peter and the Wolf" in 1936. Peter Malone has illustrated many distinguished picture books, including "Brother Sun, Sister Moon: The Life and Stories of St. Francis," "The World of King Arthur and His Court," and "Magic Flute." Peter Malone lives in Bath, England.
Sergey Prokofiev was born in 1891 and died in 1953.