Before the founding of the Anthroposophical Society, in Septembe of 1912, Rudolf Steiner used to speak to theosophical audiences, but as an independent spiritual investigator, who always maintained his own standpoints.
Here are fourteen of twenty-two lectures from the lecture series entitled, Human Development and Cognition of Christ. Published in German as, Menschheitsentwickelung und Christus-Erkenntnis. Theosophie und Rosenkreutzertum. Das Johannes-Evangelium. From greatly abbreviated notes unrevised by the lecturer.
|Lecture I:||Theosophy and Rosicrucianism||June 16, 1907|
|Lecture II:||Introductory Explanations Concerning the Nature of Man||June 17, 1907|
|Lecture III:||Man's Self-consciousness, His Work Upon the Lower Members of His Being and His Destiny After Death||June 18, 1907|
|Lecture IV:||Man's Further Destinies in the Spiritual Worlds the Kingdom of Heaven||June 19, 1907|
|Lecture V:||Metamorphoses of Our Earthly Experiences in the Spiritual World, Into New Capacities for Our Next Life||June 20, 1907|
|Lecture VI:||Man's Descent into an Earthly Incarnation||June 21, 1907|
|Lecture VII:||The Law of Karma||June 22, 1907|
|Lecture VIII:||Supplementary Thoughts on the Law of Reincarnation and Karma. The Development of Speech and the Planetary Evolution||June 23, 1907|
|Lecture IX:||The Earth's Passage Through Its Former Planetary Conditions||June 24, 1907|
|Lecture X:||Further Stages of the Development of Our Earth||June 25, 1907|
|Lecture XI:||Progressive Development Through the Different Cycles of Culture||June 26, 1907|
|Lecture XII:||The Stages of Christian Initiation||June 27, 1907|
|Lecture XIII:||The Rosicrucian Training||June 28, 1907|
|Lecture XIV:||Further Stages of Rosicrucian Training||June 29, 1907|