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The Golden Blade 1984 Work and Worklessness

The Golden Blade 1984 Work and Worklessness

The Golden Blade 1984
Work and Worklessness
Japan and the West

Edited by Adam Bittleston and Daniel Jones

Ten people, with wildly varying occupations, describe what their work means to them, or has meant in the past. They include an eurythmist, an actor, a research worker, a dustman, a plumber, a priest and a cook. Two other people write about the value of work in general for a human being, and how through a true vocation something like an inner Sun dawns in the soul.

Within a small compass, an attempt is made to give a picture of the great cultural traditions of Japan, and her present place in the world. Twenty-seven of the greatest haiku are included, understandingly translated by Dr R H Blyth.

Contents:
Editorial notes by Adam Bittleston
Elemental Beings and Human Destinies by Rudolf Steiner

WORK AND WORKLESSNESS
The Meaning of Work by Marjo van Boeschoten
Work & Destiny by Peter Roth
A New Vocation: Eurythmy by Glenda Monasch
The Actor by Alan Poolman
What is a Research Worker? by Michael Wilson
A Dustman Speaks by Greg Richey
Tinker, Tailor, Banker, Teacher by William Forward
A Doctor’s Approach by Jenny Josephson
The Satisfactions of Computer Programming by Gail Kahovic
I Am a Plumber by Jon Humbertstone
A Cook’s Delight by Wendy Cook
Counselling & Priesthood by Adam Bittleston

JAPAN AND THE WEST
Twenty-seven Haiku, translated by R. H Blyth
Individuality &Community in Japan by Tomie Ando and Terry Boardman
Japan and the World Economy by Daniel T. Jones
Kotodama: The Speech Formation of Japan by Tadahiro Obnuma
Notes on Japanese Painting by Jon Meeks

MESSENGERS OF THE LIGHT
Wellesley Tudor Pole by Charles Davy
Alan Cottrell’s “Goethe’s View of Evil” reviewed by Owen Barfield.

151 pages.
21 x 14 cms.
Paperback.

Product Code: TGB 1984
Weight 245.00 gm
 
Price: £6.00
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