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Lord of the Elements: Interweaving Christianity and Nature
The four classical elements of earth, water, air, and fire are present in Genesis and continue to be significant throughout Christianity. Different streams of thought, such as the School of Chartres, and Celtic Christianity, have emphasized the elements in different ways. In this unique book, Bastiaan Baan, an experienced spiritual thinker, brings these elements together w ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published May 15th 2013 by Floris Books
(first published March 5th 2013)
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I bought this book after a lecture by Bastiaan Baan. Despite the fact that I have studied various aspects of Rudolf Steiner's Anthroposophy for years I had never seriously looked at elemental beings. I never realized how important it is for human beings to connect with them in a way that they understand and can build on. I still struggle with my belief in them, but the least I can do is observe nature not only with my sense, but also with my soul.