March 14, 2022
The Christian season of Lent is the 40 days before Easter. It is a time when Christians contemplate Christ Jesus fasting in the wilderness for 40 days and facing worldly temptations. Rudolf Steiner teaches it was necessary for Jesus to retreat into the wilderness after his baptism to fully develop his super-sensible abilities. Observance of this season is a wonderful time to follow the example of Christ Jesus by fasting and preparing both physically and spiritually for what lies ahead.
February 19, 2022
While Rudolf Steiner produced volumes of material, his message could be summed up by the Ancient Greek aphorism "Man, know thyself!" By studying his teachings, we begin to truly understand our whole being and its purpose in the world. In fact, by understanding ourselves in this way, we can come to understand the whole universe.
Rudolf Steiner reminds us we are literal microcosms of the vast universe—a map of the entire cosmos is within us:
February 11, 2022
This time of year, the stores in the United States are filled with Valentine’s Day chocolates, flowers, and love-themed greeting cards. People celebrate their bonds of friendship and love as a special, warm-hearted feeling toward one another. But what is love in its highest sense?
January 24, 2022
You have probably noticed some changes on the Archive. It's under construction to provide you with a more reliable, faster service with streamlined access to Steiner's materials. Our goal is to have a site that can scale for increased use as more people seek this information in the coming years.
December 30, 2021
On December 31, 1918, after four years of war, Dr. Steiner spoke in a somber mood about the fall of mankind into materialism and sleep. This is as much of a wake-up call today as it was then — for each of us to earnestly pursue our spiritual development in the present time of crisis:
In early Fall 2021 The e.Lib, Inc. transferred The Rudolf Steiner Archive to a new nonprofit, Steiner Online Library (SOL). Since then, the SOL team has been responsible for the ongoing operations and financing of RSArchive.org. Many thanks to the original founder of this website, James D. Stewart, for this great honor and responsibility.