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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 42

In this the shrouding gloom of winter
The soul feels ardently impelled
To manifest its innate strength,
To guide itself to realms of darkness,
Anticipating thus
Through warmth of heart the sense-world's
revelation.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 16

To bear in inward keeping spirit bounty
Is stern command of my prophetic feeling,
That ripened gifts divine
Maturing in the depths of soul
To selfhood bring their fruits.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Karma of Materialism
GA 176

Addressing the rise of materialism as a world view, Steiner shows its consequences for human evolution. This volume along with Aspects of Human Evolution completes the entire German Volume GA 176. It includes a foreword by Owen Barfield.

These nine lectures, translated from the German by Rita Stebbing, were given in Berlin from July 31st to September 25th, 1917. In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled: Menschliche und Menschheitliche Entwicklungswahrheiten. Das Karma den Materialismus

Foreword
Lecture 1 July 31, 1917
Lecture 2 August 07, 1917
Lecture 3 August 14, 1917
Lecture 4 August 21, 1917
Lecture 5 August 28, 1917
Lecture 6 September 04, 1917
Lecture 7 September 11, 1917
Lecture 8 September 18, 1917
Lecture 9 September 25, 1917

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