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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 36

Within my being's depths there speaks,
Intent on revelation,
The cosmic Word mysteriously:
Imbue your labor's aims
With my bright spirit light
To sacrifice yourself through me.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 10

To summer's radiant heights
The sun in shining majesty ascends;
It takes my human feeling
Into its own wide realms of space.
Within my inner being stirs
Presentiment which heralds dimly,
You shall in future know:
A godly being now has touched you.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation
GA 188

Here are the first six lectures (out of twelve) from Rudolf Steiner's Collected Works Volume 188. All of these lectures were given at Dornach in January 1919 and translated by V. E. Watkin. They are from the lecture series entitled, Goetheanism as an Impulse for Transformation ... Human Science and Social Science, originally published in German as, Der Goetheanismus, Ein Umwandlungsimpuls und Auferstehungsgedanke, Menschenwissenschaft und Sozialwissenschaft.

Translated by V. E. Watkin

I. The Difference Between Man and Animal January 03, 1919
II. St. John of the Cross January 04, 1919
III. Clairvoyant Vision Looks at Mineral, Plant, Animal, Man January 05, 1919
IV. Human Qualities Which Oppose Antroposophy January 10, 1919
V. Paganism, Hebraism, and the Greek Spirit, Hellenism January 11, 1919
VI. Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation January 12, 1919

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