Rudolf Steiner: An Illustrated Biography by Johannes Hemleben

By Johannes Hemleben

Rudolf Steiner's legacy is striking. world wide, millions of projects were equipped up round his notion and idea, together with Steiner Waldorf colleges, specific schooling institutions, scientific clinics, biodynamic farms, cultural centres, and masses extra. on the middle of this outer paintings stands the clinical and religious course which Steiner known as anthroposophy - a philosophy and procedure which he expounded and built all through his existence. Hemleben's concise but informative biography throws a transparent gentle on Steiner's existence and his a number of struggles and achievements. starting with Steiner's early life, Hemleben publications us via his younger years as a revered Goethean pupil and thinker in Weimar; his paintings within the Theosophical Society and the later constructing of the Anthroposophical Society; the advance of anthroposophy as a religious technological know-how; the construction of non secular projects in artwork, the social sciences, schooling, medication, agriculture, faith and structure; the real Christmas starting place convention, and his eventual demise in 1925. Hemleben's biography - noticeable by means of many because the best account of Steiner's existence and paintings - contains a chronology, own tributes, an in depth part for extra interpreting, in addition to an index. it's also profusely illustrated, with sixty nine images and photographs

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