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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 36

Within my being's depths there speaks,
Intent on revelation,
The cosmic Word mysteriously:
Imbue your labor's aims
With my bright spirit light
To sacrifice yourself through me.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 10

To summer's radiant heights
The sun in shining majesty ascends;
It takes my human feeling
Into its own wide realms of space.
Within my inner being stirs
Presentiment which heralds dimly,
You shall in future know:
A godly being now has touched you.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Child's Changing Consciousness and Waldorf Education
GA 306

Here Steiner presents a thorough and understandable picture of Waldorf Education and child development. This volume will provide a good introduction to Waldorf education for parents and professional educators. This volume is also known as “The Swiss Teachers' Course.”

These eight lectures, translated from the German by Roland Everett and edited by Rhona Everett, were given in Dornach in mid to late April, 1923. In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled: Die Pädagogische Praxis vom Gesichtspunkte geisteswissenschaftlicher Menschenerkenntnis. Die Erziehung des Kindes und juengeren Menschen.

Foreword
The Swiss Teacher's Course I April 15, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course II April 16, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course III April 17, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course IV April 18, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course V April 19, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VI April 20, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VII April 21, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VIII April 22, 1923
Introduction to a Eurythmy Performance
Foundations of Waldorf Education

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