Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere

Week 5

Within the light that out of spirit depths
Weaves germinating power into space
And manifests the gods' creative work:
Within its shine, the soul's true being
Is widened into worldwide life
And resurrected
From narrow selfhood's inner power.

Southern Hemisphere

Week 31

The light from spirit depths
Strives to ray outwards, sun-imbued;
Transformed to forceful will of life
It shines into the senses' dullness
To bring to birth the powers
Whereby creative forces, soul-impelled,
Shall ripen into human deeds.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The History and Actuality of Imperialism
GA 196

These lectures are the 16th, 17th and 18th of 18 lectures in the lecture series entitled, Spiritual and Social Transformations in Human Evolution, published in German as, Geistige und Soziale Wandlungen in der Menschheitsenticklungen (vol. 196 in the Bibliographic Survey).

They are also contained in the published volume, Ideas for a New Europe: Crisis and Opportunity for the West, and are presented here with the kind permission of the Southern Cross Review. Translation by Frank Thomas Smith

Lecture 1 February 20, 1920
Lecture 2 February 21, 1920
Lecture 3 February 22, 1920

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