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.

On The Art of Lecturing
GA 339

The six lectures presented here were given in Dornach, Switzerland from the 11th to the 16th of October, 1921. These lectures formed the Swiss Orientation Course, also known as, the Speakers' Course. In the Collected Edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled, Anthroposophie, soziale Dreigliederung und Redenkunst. Orientierungskurs fuer die oeffentliche Wirksamkeit mit besonderem Himblick auf die Schweitz (Vol. 339 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). They were translated from the German by Maria St. Goar. Lecture three was translated by Peter Stebbing, and lecture six by Beverly Smith and Fred Paddock.

Originally published in English, in the Anthroposophical Newsletter. There were nine installments from Autumn 1976 to Winter 1978. Translated by Maria St. Goar, Peter Stebbing, Beverly Smith and Fred Paddock

Lecture I October 11, 1921
Lecture II October 12, 1921
Lecture III October 13, 1921
Lecture IV October 14, 1921
Lecture V October 15, 1921
Lecture VI October 16, 1921

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