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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.

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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