We are daily overwhelmed by pictures of the world situation which reflect mighty spiritual events in our time. Our task is to learn to rightly read these pictures and make judgments about them. This book offers rich opportunities for such practice, or inner schooling, so that we can meet the world situation in full wakefulness.
These lectures, consisting of listener's notes, present Steiner's account of the meaning of the most esoteric book in the Bible.
Themes include: the nature of the third millennium; Sorat and the significance of the number 666; the War of All against All; the Second Coming of Christ; and the true nature of the I and the possible futures open to it — futures that depend upon our actions now.
The illustration on the cover is drawn from these lectures. It represents the occult sign for the Intelligence of the Sun, the Christ, the adversary of Sorat, the Demon of the Sun. Translated by James H. Hindes. Preface by Virginia Sease.
This English Edition is presented here with the permission of the Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
|Lecture One (Munich)||April 22, 1907|
|Lecture Two (Munich)||May 01, 1907|
|Lecture Three (Munich)||May 08, 1907|
|Lecture Four (Munich)||May 15, 1907|
|Lecture One (Kristiania)||May 09, 1909|
|Lecture Two (Kristiania)||May 10, 1909|
|Lecture Three (Kristiania)||May 11, 1909|
|Lecture Four (Kristiania)||May 13, 1909|
|Lecture Five (Kristiania)||May 14, 1909|
|Lecture Six (Kristiania)||May 15, 1909|
|Lecture Seven (Kristiania) Ancient Revelations and Learning, How to Ask Modern Questions||May 16, 1909|
|Lecture Eight (Kristiania)||May 17, 1909|
|Lecture Nine (Kristiania)||May 18, 1909|
|Lecture Ten (Kristiania)||May 19, 1909|
|Lecture Eleven (Kristiania)||May 20, 1909|
|Lecture Twelve (Kristiania)||May 21, 1909|
|Appendix: Cosmogony (lecture given in Paris)||June 6, 1906|