Atomism and its Refutation (Articles Section)

In the Articles Section of the Rudolf Steiner Archive: Atomism and its Refutation, by Rudolf Steiner.

The Significance of the Mass (Lectures Section)

In the Lectures Section of the Rudolf Steiner Archive: The Significance of the Mass, by Rudolf Steiner.

The Being of Man and His Future Evolution (Lectures Section)

Throughout our life, we have to struggle with questions that cannot be answered on the basis of our experience or with our ordinary thinking. Spiritual science can help us penetrate to a realm where new possibilities open up to address these questions. These lectures offer fascinating insights into the spiritual nature of everyday matters such as forgetting, laughing and weeping, different types of illnesses, and rhythms in the bodies of the human being. Steiner shows how we can become, through our own efforts, “co-creators” in evolution.

Man as a Being of Spirit and Soul

Man as a Being of Spirit and Soul, by Rudolf Steiner

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Man as a Being of Spirit and Soul

By Rudolf Steiner
Translated by Michael and Elisabeth Tapp
Various Cities, Unknown GA

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The lectures in this book were published in Switzerland under the following titles:

  • Der Mensch Als Geist Und Seelenwesen. Forschungen Vom Gesichtspunkte Der Geisteswissenschaft. (Man As A Being Of Spirit And Soul. Lecture given at Stuttgart, Germany, February 25, 1918)
  • Die Offenbarungen Des Unbewussten Im Seelenleben, Vom Geisteswissenschaftlichen Gesichtspunkte. (The Psychological Expression Of The Unconscious. Lecture given at Stuttgart, Germany, February 26, 1918)
  • Die Anthroposophische Geisteswissenschaft Und Die Zivilisationsfragen Der Gegenwart. (The Science Of Spirit And Modern Questions. Lecture given at Hilversum, Holland, February 20, 1921)

The translation was made by Michael and Elisabeth Tapp. There is no GA numbers assigned to these lectures. This is the authorized translation for the Western Hemisphere by agreement with the Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach-bei-Basel, Switzerland.

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Deeper Secrets of Human History in the Light of the Gospel of St. Matthew (Lectures Section)

These lectures examine the four aspects of Christ as portrayed in the four Gospels with special emphasis on the Gospel of Matthew. The topics discussed include the mission of the ancient Hebrews and the preparations for the understanding of the Christ Mystery.

Occult Science (Books Section)

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Concerning the Origin and Nature of the Finnish Nation (Lectures Section)

Rudolf Steiner Archive Document: Concerning the Origin and Nature of the Finnish Nation A lecture delivered by Rudolf Steiner at Dornach on the 9th of November, 1914, and part of Steiner’s Lectures to Members. From stenographic notes, unrevised by the lecturer. This lecture is from a Cycle of Lectures entitled: “Man’s Connection with the Elemental Worlds. Finland and the ‘Kalevala’”, 9th, 14th and 15th of November, 1914. Lecture 6 of 12 from the volume: The Human’s Connection with the Elemental World The volume of the Complete Edition of the works of Rudolf Steiner containing the original text of the this lecture, among eleven others, is entitled: Der Zusammenhang des Menschen mit der Elementarischen Welt. Kalewala. Olaf Asteson. Das russische Volkstum. Die Welt als Ergebnis von Gleichgewichtswirkungen. (No. 158 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961). This English edition of the following lecture is published by permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

The Cosmic New Year (Lectures Section)

Five lectures given in Stuttgart, at Christmas and New Years, 1919 – 1920. Subjects covered are: The Three Streams in the Life of Civilization, The Mysteries of Light, of Man, and of the Earth, The Michael Path to Christ. A Christmas Lecture, The Mystery of the Human Will, The Breaking-in of Spiritual Revelations since the Last Third of the Nineteenth Century, Thoughts on New Year’s Eve, The Dogma of Revelation and the Dogma of Experience, The Spiritual Mark of the Present Time, and A New Year Contemplation.

Knowledge and Initiation – Cognition of the Christ Through Anthroposophy (Lectures Section)

Steiner describes exercises and aspects of the path to attain exact knowledge of the spiritual worlds. He shows how natural egotism accompanying spiritual development is overcome by the attitude ‘Not I, but Christ in me.’

Things in Past and Present in the Spirit of Man (Lectures Section)

Twelve lectures given in Dornach, February 13th through May 30th 1916. Also known as: Things of Present and Past in the Spirit of Man. Published in German as: Gegenwaertiges und Vergangenes im Menschengeiste (und erweiterte Inhaltsangaben fuer die naechste Auflage).