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Rhythms of the Week : And Other Explorations of Time.

Author: Wolfgang Held; Matthew Barton
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2012.
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The week has a remarkable rhythm that does not fit exactly with either the month or the year, yet most of humanity keeps faith with it. Why did the seven-day week triumph over other ways of subdividing the month in ancient times? The answer, as Wolfgang Held shows, is rooted in the human being. The human soul resonates from day to day in seven differing moods. Deepening our understanding of the characteristic weekly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Held, Wolfgang.
Rhythms of the Week : And Other Explorations of Time.
Edinburgh : Floris Books, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Held; Matthew Barton
ISBN: 9780863159695 0863159699
OCLC Number: 817885232
Description: 1 online resource (63 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Acknowledgments; Contents; Foreword; Part One: Living with the Rhythm of the Week; The Soul's Sevenfold Wingbeat; Sunday: When Does the Week Begin?; Monday: Attending to the New; Tuesday: A Special Day for Mistakes; Wednesday: Interest in What's Around You; Thursday: Acting with Insight and Overview; Friday: The Importance of What Seems Secondary; Saturday: How Does the Old Enter the World?; Part Two: Living with the Rhythms of Time; The Equilibrium of the Present; How Long is the Present?; Speed and Heart Rhythm; How Long Does a Moment Last? The New Day Begins in the EveningFrom Discoverer to Philosopher in the Cycle of the Year; The Will's Small and Great Rhythm; Copyright.
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Wolfgang Held shows how the human soul resonates from day to day in seven differing moods and how understanding the weekly rhythm can give us strength and inspiration for the way we live our lives.  Read more...

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'Apart from the rhythm of the day, there is also the rhythm of the heart and the cycle of the seasons - this book can help us get back in touch with these rhythms.' -- Scientific and Medical Network Read more...

 
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