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By Rudolf Steiner

In the course of Pentecost 1908―seven years after he had given the area his e-book Christianity As Mystical Fact and the 1st intimation of the results of his Christ experience―Rudolf Steiner begun his nice paintings of renewing humanity's realizing of the secret of Golgotha and its which means for human and earthly evolution. for that reason, he became to the inner most, such a lot non secular of the Gospels―that of the start up St. John.

during this lecture path, readers will locate that the incarnation, dying, and resurrection of the Divine observe, or emblems, unearths the challenge of the Earth: Love. We examine of the mysteries in the back of Lazarus' resurrection, the "I AM" sayings, and the seven levels of initiation. We come to appreciate that the Gospel of St. John is a constant religious presence―to be recalled, reflected, and permeated with one's personal existence. In doing so, we discovered that our purpose―and that of all humankind―is to turn into the Virgin Sophia, a receptical for the Holy Spirit.

All of Steiner's paintings, as Marie Steiner writes in her advent, was once "to pave how to Christ." certainly, on the end of those lectures, Rudolf Steiner stated:

It will become understood that Christianity is simply starting its effect and may satisfy its actual undertaking simply whilst it really is understood in its actual, religious form.... The extra those lectures are understood during this feel, the higher they are going to be understood as they have been intended.

This quantity is key if one is to really comprehend Rudolf Steiner's realizing of esoteric Christianity and its position on the planet this present day and sooner or later.

Contents:

  1. The Doctrine of the Logos
  2. Esoteric Christianity
  3. The project of the Earth
  4. The elevating of Lazarus
  5. The Seven levels of Initiation
  6. The "I AM"
  7. The secret of Golgotha
  8. Human Evolution in Its Relation to the Christ Principle
  9. The Prophetical records of the beginning of Christianity
  10. The impact of the Christ Principle
  11. Christian Initiation
  12. the character of the Virgin Sophia and of the Holy Spirit

This quantity is a translation of Das Johannes-Evangelium (GA 103).

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