Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 13

And when I live in senses' heights,
There flames up deep within my soul
Out of the spirit's fiery worlds
The gods' own word of truth:
In spirit sources seek expectantly
To find your spirit kinship.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 39

Surrendering to spirit revelation
I gain the light of cosmic being;
The power of thinking, growing clearer,
Gains strength to give myself to me,
And quickening there frees itself
From thinker's energy my sense of self.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Riddle of Man
GA 20

From the German edition entitled, Vom Menschenrätsel. Ausgesprochenes und Unausgesprochenes im Denken, Schauen, Sinnen einer Reihe deutscher und österreichischer Persönlichkeiten. In English, The Riddle of Man. The pronounced and unspoken thought, look, and senses of a number of German and Austrian personalities.

A Road to Self-Knowledge (1990)

This is the only known English edition, and was published by Mercury Press, Spring Valley, New York, in 1990. It was translated from the 4th German edition of 1957 by William Lindeman. Contents: the world of ideas, personality, national awareness / The worldview of German idealism / Idealism as a soul awakening: JG Fichte / Idealism as a natural and social perception: FWJ Schelling / German idealism as thoughts intuition: GWF Hegel / A Forgotten flow in German intellectual life / Pictures from the life of Austrian thoughts / Views.


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