This volume contains 9 lectures in which Steiner explores the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis as seen through the consciousness of the West.
Translated from shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer. The original texts of the lectures are contained in the series of 9 lectures entitled The East in the Light of the West, the Children of Lucifer and the Brothers of Christ, in German, Der Orient Im Lichte des Okzidents. Die Kinder des Luzifer und die Bruder Christi in the Complete Edition of Rudolf Steiner's works. (No. 113 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).
|I.||Eternity and Time||August 23, 1909|
|II.||Comparison of the Wisdom of East and West||August 24, 1909|
|III.||The Nature of the Physical and the Astral Worlds||August 25, 1909|
|IV.||Evolutionary Stages: Saturn, Sun, Moon, Earth||August 26, 1909|
|V.||The Children of Lucifer and the Brothers of Christ||August 27, 1909|
|VI.||Lucifer and Christ||August 28, 1909|
|VII.||The Luciferic Influence in History||August 29, 1909|
|VIII.||The Nature of the Luciferic Influence in History||August 30, 1909|
|IX.||The Bodhisattvas and the Christ||August 31, 1909|