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Calendar of the Soul

ST. JOHN'S TIDE

Northern Hemisphere
Week 12

The radiant beauty of the world
Compels my inmost soul to free
God-given powers of my nature
That they may soar into the cosmos,
To take wing from myself
And trustingly to seek myself
In cosmic light and cosmic warmth.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 38

The spirit child within my soul
I feel freed of enchantment.
In heart-high gladness has
The holy cosmic Word engendered
The heavenly fruit of hope,
Which grows rejoicing into worlds afar
Out of my being's godly roots.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Occult Science and Occult Development
GA 152

These lectures reveal the Christocentric nature of Steiner's teachings and show the Incarnation of Christ as the pivot of cosmic and human evolution.

Translated from a shorthand report unrevised by the lecturer. This printing says:

The German text is published in the book Okkulte Wissenschaft und Okkulte Entwickelung. Christus zur Zeit des Mysteriums von Golgotha und Christus im zwanzigsten Jahrhundert (Vol. No. 233 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).

In actuality, these lectures are nos. 1 and 2 of 10 from, Background of the Mystery of Golgotha, Published in German as, Vorstufen zum Mysterium von Golgotha (Vol. No. 152 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961), formerly Bn 150.2.

I.Occult Science and Occult Development May 1, 1913
II.Christ at the Time of the Mystery of Golgotha and Christ in the Twentieth Century May 2, 1913

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