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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 44

In reaching for new sense attractions,
Soul-clarity would fill,
Mindful of spirit-birth attained,
The world's bewildering, sprouting growth
With the creative will of my own thinking.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 18

Can I expand my soul
That it unites itself
With cosmic Word received as seed?
I sense that I must find the strength
To fashion worthily my soul
As fitting raiment for the spirit.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Gospel of St. John
GA 94

Introductory Note

On the 12th and 13th of February, 1906, Rudolf Steiner gave two lectures in Cologne on “The Gospel of St. John as a Document Describing Initiation”, which are published in Volume 97 of the complete edition of the works of Rudolf Steiner in the original German under the title of “Das Christliche Mysterium”. A few days later in Berlin he also spoke about the John Gospel. It was originally intended to print these lectures in Volume 96 entitled “Ursprungs-impulse der Geisteswissenschaft”. For technical reasons they were held back for Volume 94 which is still in preparation and which will contain the eight lectures on the John Gospel given in Munich. Unfortunately the notes of these Berlin lectures are very scanty. Since they contain essential material concerning Christology, they should undoubtedly have a place in the complete edition. In view of the fact that the publication of Volume 94 will probably not appear in the immediate future, these three lectures are meanwhile printed in this form.

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