Corner icon Lectures Section image

Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 35

Can I know life's reality
So that it's found again
Within my soul's creative urge?
I feel that I am granted power
To make my self, as humble part,
At home within the cosmic self.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 9

When I forget the narrow will of self,
The cosmic warmth that heralds summer's glory
Fills all my soul and spirit;
To lose myself in light
Is the command of spirit vision
And intuition tells me strongly:
O lose yourself to find yourself.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Gospel of St. John
in Relation to the Other Three Gospels
GA 112

This weighty cycle of lectures illuminates many events in the Gospels with the penetrating insight of spiritual science. This book is an important chapter in the development of Steiner's Christology.

A course of fourteen lectures given at Kassel, 24th June to 7th July, 1909. This translation has been made from the original of Rudolf Steiner, and published from a stenographic report not edited by the lecturer, and with the permission of Marie Steiner. Published in German as, Das Johannes-Evangelium im Verhaeltnis zu den Drei Anderen Evangelien, Besonders zu dem Lukas-Evangelium.

I:The Johannine Christians. June 24, 1909
II:Living Spiritual History. June 25, 1909
III:The Metamorphoses of the Earth. June 26, 1909
IV:The Hierarchical Beings of our Solar System and the Kingdoms of the Earth. June 27, 1909
V:Human Evolution within the Embodiments of our Earth. June 28, 1909
VI:The Atlantean Oracles. June 29, 1909
VII:The Baptism with Water and the Baptism with Fire and Spirit. June 30, 1909
VIII:The Initiation Mysteries. July 01, 1909
IX:The Artistic Composition of the Gospel of St. John. July 02, 1909
X:What Occurred at the Baptism? July 03, 1909
XI:The Harmonization of the Inner Forces of Man through the Christ-Impulse. July 04, 1909
XII:The Decline of Primeval Wisdom and its Rejuvenation through the Christ-Impulse. July 05, 1909
XIII:The Cosmic Significance of the Mystery of Golgotha. July 06, 1909
XIV:The Earth as Christ's Body and as a New Light Center. July 07, 1909

Support Our Services

The Archive is a "pay what you can" service. If you or your organization use and value our work, please consider making a financial contribution. Visit our Help Out page for additional ways to support us. Thank you!

Please Donate!