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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 34

In secret inwardly to feel
How all that I've preserved of old
Is quickened by new-risen sense of self:
This shall, awakening, pour forth cosmic forces
Into the outer actions of my life
And growing, mould me into true existence.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 8

The senses' might grows strong
United with the gods' creative work;
It presses down my power of thinking
Into a dreamlike dullness.
When godly being
Desires union with my soul,
Must human thinking
In quiet dream-life rest content.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

European Spiritual Life in the 19th Century
GA 325

This lecture series consists of the first two lectures in the cycle of six lectures entitled, Natural Science and Human History since Ancient Times. Published in German as, Die Naturwissenschaft und die Weltgeschichtliche Entwickelung der Menschheit Seit dem Altertum. They were given at Dornach in mid-May, 1921.

From a shorthand report unrevised by the lecturer. Presented here with the kind permission of the Philosophisch-Anthroposophischer Verlag, Dornach, Switzerland. English translation by permission of H. Collison.

The Development of Thought from the 4th to the 19th Century I May 15, 1921
The Development of Thought from the 4th to the 19th Century II May 16, 1921

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