“Anthroposophy intends to be a living presence: it wants to use words, concepts, and ideas so that something living may shine down from the spiritual world into the physical world. Anthroposophy does not only want to impart knowledge; it seeks to awaken life.”
The basic ideas from Rudolf Steiner form a living picture of the human being, the earth, and the cosmos from which a living image of human development can develop. Out of this image Waldorf teachers educate children. An intensive study of Dr. Steiner’s works is continued during the four years of the teacher training. His ideas are not meant to be taken as fact, but through one’s own power of thought and feeling, the student must wrestle with new ideas and concepts, and make them his or her own.