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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Week 27

When to my being's depths I penetrate,
There stirs expectant longing
That self-observing, I may find myself
As gift of summer sun, a seed
That warming lives in autumn mood
As germinating force of soul.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 1

When out of world-wide spaces
The sun speaks to the human mind,
And gladness from the depths of soul
Becomes, in seeing, one with light,
Then rising from the sheath of self,
Thoughts soar to distances of space
And dimly bind
The human being to the spirit's life.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

East and West, and the Roman Church
GA 203

Here are two lectures from the lecture series entitled, Man's Responsibility for World Evolution through His Spiritual Connection with the Planet Earth and with the Stars Above, published in German as, Der Verantwortung des Menschen Fuer die Weltentwickelung Durch Seinen Geistigen Zusammenhang mit Dem Erdplaneten und der Sternenwelt. Der Mensch in seinem Zusammenhang mit dem Kosmos. Band III. They deal with the differences between Eastern and Western philosophies and the role of the Roman Church in the world. Also covered is the role of Anthroposophical Movement as a significant force.

Lecture I February 05, 1921
Lecture II February 06, 1921

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