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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.

The Child's Changing Consciousness and Waldorf Education
GA 306

Here Steiner presents a thorough and understandable picture of Waldorf Education and child development. This volume will provide a good introduction to Waldorf education for parents and professional educators. This volume is also known as “The Swiss Teachers' Course.”

These eight lectures, translated from the German by Roland Everett and edited by Rhona Everett, were given in Dornach in mid to late April, 1923. In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled: Die Pädagogische Praxis vom Gesichtspunkte geisteswissenschaftlicher Menschenerkenntnis. Die Erziehung des Kindes und juengeren Menschen.

Foreword
The Swiss Teacher's Course I April 15, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course II April 16, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course III April 17, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course IV April 18, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course V April 19, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VI April 20, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VII April 21, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VIII April 22, 1923
Introduction to a Eurythmy Performance
Foundations of Waldorf Education

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