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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 25

I can belong now to myself
And shining spread my inner light
Into the dark of space and time.
Toward sleep is urging all creation,
But inmost soul must stay awake
And carry wakefully sun's glowing
Into the winter's icy flowing.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 51

Into our inner being
The riches of the senses pour.
The Cosmic Spirit finds itself
Reflected in the human eye,
Which ever must renew its strength
From out that spirit source.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Reincarnation and Immortality

The themes of the six articles included here, are in direct connection with the Western Esoteric Tradition. Their precise, objective presentation are an updating and application of this tradition to the psychic and spiritual requirements of the 20th century.

This is a First English Edition of the lectures and one essay that are in this volume. The translators were, Michael and Elisabeth Tapp, and Adam Bittleston. The first three lectures were edited by Paul M. Allen. These lectures and one essay are from various Bn/GA numbers (some of which are unknown or not assigned), and were given at various cities in Europe. Translations by Michael and Elisabeth Tapp and Adam Bittleston
Essay from Bn/GA 34, one lecture from Bn/GA 80

Introduction
I.Free Will, Immortality April 24, 1918
II.The Historical Evolution of Humanity April 25, 1918
III.The Supersensible Being of Man January 12, 1916
IV.The Nature of Anthroposophy January 24, 1922
V.The Mystery of the Human Being October 09, 1916
The Science of Spirit and the Social Question (Essay)

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