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LITERATURE

Nature

 

Phenomenology, Life forces

 

 

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Metamorphosis of Plants. Publisher: MIT Press, 2009 (first published 1790)

 

Henri Bortoft, The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe’s Way of Science. Publisher: Floris Books, 1996

 

Ernst Lehrs, Man or Matter: An Introduction to a Spiritual Understanding of Nature on the Basis of Goethe’s Method of Training Observation and Thought. Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press, 2013

 

Jochen Bockemühl, In Partnership with Nature. Publisher: Steiner Books, 1996

 

Jochen Bockemühl Awakening to Landscape, copyright 1992. Publisher: Allgemeine Antrhophosohische Gesellschaft, Goetheanum, Naturwissenschaftliche Sektion, printed by Freiburg Graphischer Betrieb 

 

David Lowe and Simon Sharp, Goethe and Palladio: Goethe’s study off the relationship between art and nature, leading through architectural to the discovery of the metamorphosis of plants. Publisher: Floris Books

 

Henri Bortoft, The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe’s Way of Science. Publisher: Floris Books, 1993

 

Peter Elsner, Metamorphosis in Nature and Art: The dynamic of form in plants, animals and human beings. Publisher: Hawthorn Press, 2013

 

Jochen Bockemühl (Editor), C. Lindenau, G. Maier, H. Poppelbaum, D. Rapp, W. Schad, Arthur Zajonc, Towards A Phenomenology Of The Etheric World, Investigations into the Life of Nature and Man. Publisher: Anthroposophic Press, 1985

 

Dorian Schmidt, Life Forces -Formative Forces Researching the formative energy of life and growth. Publisher: Hawthorn Press 2010

 

Baruch Luke Urieli, Hans Müller Wiedemann, Learning To Experience The Etheric World – Empathy, The after-Image And A New Social Ethic. Publisher: Temple Lodge, 1998 

 

E. Marti, The etheric. Broadening science through anthroposophy, Volume I.  Publisher: Temple Lodge Press, 2017

 

Lawrence Edwards, The Vortex of Life: Nature’s Patterns in Space and Time. Publisher: Floris Books 1993

 

Gerbert Grohmann, The Plant. Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1974 

 

Wilhelm Pelikan, Healing Plants: Insights through Spiritual Science, Volume I-III. Publisher: Mercury press, Spring Valley, New York, 2000 and Wynstones Press

 

Wilhelm Pelikan, The Secrets of Metals. Publisher: Lindisfarne Books, 2006

 

George Adams and Olive Wicher: The Sun between Sun and Earth: And The Science of Physical and Etherical Spaces. Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press, 1980

Jos Verhulst, Developmental Dynamics in Humans and Other Primates: Discovering Evolutionary Principles through Comparative Morphology. Publisher: Floris Books, 2005

 

David Donaldson, A Treasure of Plants, collection of poems. Publisher: Wynstones Press

 

Planetary Rhythms, A set of 14 postcards. Publisher: Wynstones Press

 

Planetary Rhythms: Geocentric and Heliocentric, A set of 10 postcards. Publisher: Wynstones Press

 

Beredene Jocelyn, Citizens of the Cosmos: Life's Unfolding from Conception Through Death to Rebirth. Publisher: Steiner Books, 2009

 

Dennis Klocek, Climate: Soul of the Earth. Publisher: Steiner Books 2010

 

Dennis Klocek, Sacred Agriculture: The Alchemy of Biodynamics. Publisher: Lindisfarne Books, 2013

 

Dennis Klocek, Weather and Cosmos. Publisher: Rudolf Steiner College Press, 1990

 

Ernst Haeckel, Art Forms in Nature. Publisher: Dover Publications Inc. 2000, available at the Natural History Museum, London

 

Monique Pommier, Harmony: The Heartbeat of Creation, The Convergence of Ancient Wisdom and Quantum Physics in the Triune Pulse of Nature’s Forms. Publisher: Floris Books, 2020

 

Verena Stael von Holstein, interviewed and edited by Wolfgang Weirauch, Nature Spirits and What They Say.Publisher: Floris Books. 2003

 

Maria Thun, Gardening For Life: The Biodynamic Way. Publisher: Hawthorn Press, 1999

 

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Spiritual Ecology - The Cry of the Earth. Publisher: The Golden Sufi Centre, 2014

 

Klaus-Peter Endres and Wolfgang Schad, Moon Rhythms in Nature: How Lunar Cycles Affect Living Organisms. Publisher: Floris Books, 2002

 

Lisa Michaels, Prescott Hill (Illustrator), Natural Rhythms: A Sacred Guide into Nature’s Creation Secrets. Published: Michaels Hills Inc. 2009

 

Elizabeth Vreede, Anthroposophy and Astrology, letters by Elizabeth Vreede. Publisher: Anthroposophic Press 1921

Marko Pogačnik, Turned Upside Down: A Workbook on Earth Changes And Personal transformation. ISBN-13 9781584200253

 

Marko Pogačnik, Universe of the Human Body: With Gaia Touch Body Exercises. Publisher: Lindisfarne Press, ISBN-13: 9781584209867

 

Marko Pogačnik, Nature Spirits & Elemental Beings: Working with the Intelligence in Nature. Publisher: Findhorn Press, 2010

 

Marko Pogačnik, Sacred Geography – Geomancy: Co-creating the Earth Cosmos. Publisher: Lindisfarne Books, 2008

 

Peter Tompkins, The Secret Life of Nature. Publisher: Rupa, 2009

 

Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird, The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man. Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers, 1989

 

Verena Stael von Holstein, Nature Spirits and What they Say. Publisher: Floris Books, 2004 

 

Verena Stael von Holstein, Nature Spirits of the Trees. Publisher: Floris Books, 2009

 

Verena Stael von Holstein, Thoughts that Shine Like Stars. Publisher: Flensburger Hefte Verlag,2012, ISBN-13: 978 1477697030

Nature and Art therapy, Work in and with nature, Ecotherapy

 

Diana Beresford-Kroeger, The Global Forest, 40 ways trees can save us. Publisher: Penguin, 2012

 

Diana Beresford-Kroeger, To Speak for the Trees: My Life’s Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a healing Vision of the Forest. Publisher: Random House Canada, 2019

 

Dieter Kotte, Qing Li, Won Sop Shin, Andreas Michalsen (editors), International Handbook of Forest Therapy. Publisher: Camebridge Scholar Publishing 2019

Ian Siddons Heginworth, Environmental arts therapies and the Tree of life. Publisher: Lulu.com, 2011

 

Ian Siddons Heginworth and Gary Nash (Editors), Environmental Arts Therapy, the Wild Frontiers of the Heart. Publisher: Routledge London 2020 

 

Nick Totton, Wild Therapy: Undomesticating Inner and Outer Worlds. Publisher: PCCS Books, 2011

 

New Eyes for Plants, a workbook for observing and drawing plants by Margaret Colquhoun & Axel Ewald, Hawthorn Press, 1996

 

Roger Druitt, Observing Nature’s Secret: Practical Exercise for Perceiving Soul and Sprit. Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press, 2018 

 

Mimi Farrelly -Hansen, Spirituality and Art Therapy: Living the Connection. Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publication, 2001

 

Adrian Anderson Living a Spiritual Year: Seasonal Festivals in Northern & Southern Hemispheres, an Esoteric Study. Publisher: Threshold Publishing, 2016

 

Andy McGeeney, With Nature in Mind: The Ecotherapy Manual for Mental Health Professionals. Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publisher, London, 2016

  

Nevin Harper, Kathryn Rose, David Segal, Nature Based Therapy, A Practitioner’s Guide to Working Outdoor with Children, Youth and Families, Publisher: New Society Publishers 2019 

 

Ed Bieber, What Color has the Wind. Publisher: Waldorf Publications, ISBN 13: 9780615532202

 

However true it may be that we have estranged ourselves from nature, it is nonetheless true that we feel we are in her and belong to her. It can be only her own working which pulsates also in us. We must find the way back to her again.
(Rudolf Steiner, image Elisabeth Körber)

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