Eleven lectures given in June of 1910 at Christiania (Oslo). From the lecture series entitled, The Mission of Individual Folk-Souls, published in German as, Die Mission einzelner Volksseelen im Zusammenhange mit der germanisch-nordischen Mythologie. [Bib. No 121].
These lectures, and those in The Spiritual Guidance of Man, are the only lectures reworked by Steiner for the public.
The lectures in this volume explore the nature and working of the various folk-souls, their influences, and their meaning in the modern world.
|I.||Angels, Folk Spirits, Time Spirits: their part in the Evolution of Mankind.||June 07, 1910|
|II.||Normal and abnormal Archangels and Time Spirits. The Spirits of Language and of Modes of Thought.||June 08, 1910|
|III.||The inner Life of the Folk Spirits. Formation of the Races.||June 09, 1910|
|IV.||The Evolution of Races and Civilization.||June 10, 1910|
|V.||Manifestation of the Hierarchies in the Elements of Nature. The Mission of the Planetary Epochs of Old Saturn, Old Sun, Old Moon and Earth.||June 11, 1910|
|VI.||The Five Root Races of Mankind.||June 12, 1910|
|VII.||Advance of Folk Spirits to the Rank of Time Spirits. Monotheism and Pluralism. Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity.||June 12, 1910|
|VIII.||The Five Post-Atlantean Civilizations. Greek and Teutonic Mythology.||June 14, 1910|
|IX.||Loki - Hodur and Baldur - Twilight of the Gods.||June 15, 1910|
|X.||The Mission of Individual Peoples and Cultures in the Past, Present and Future. Solovieff.||June 16, 1910|
|XI.||Nerthus, Freyja and Gerda. Twilight of the Gods. Vidar and the new Revelation of Christ.||June 17, 1910|