At the Gates of Spiritual Science
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By Rudolf Steiner
Revised translation by E.H. Goddard
and Charles Davy
Copyright © 1986
These early lectures are a good introduction to the ideas and content
of anthroposophy. Steiner covers a wide range of topics including the being
of man, the three worlds, life after death, karma, the evolutionary epochs,
and the path of inner development. This book is an excellent complement
to the basic books.
Translated from a text consisting of notes which had been made by a
member of the audience and were not revised by the lecturer. The volume
in the Complete Edition of Rudolf Steiner's works containing this text
is entitled:Vor dem Tore Theosophie (No. 95 in the
Bibliographical Survey, 1961).
This English edition is published by permission of the Rudolf
Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
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| ||Cover Sheet
|Lecture I: ||The Being of Man
||August 22, 1906|
|Lecture II: ||The Three Worlds
||August 23, 1906|
|Lecture III: ||Life of the Soul in Kamaloka
||August 24, 1906|
|Lecture IV: ||Devachan
||August 25, 1906|
|Lecture V: ||Human Tasks in the Higher Worlds
||August 26, 1906|
|Lecture VI: ||The Upbringing of Children. Karma.
||August 27, 1906|
|Lecture VII: ||Workings of the Law of Karma in Human Life
||August 28, 1906|
|Lecture VIII: ||Good and Evil. Individual Karmic Questions.
||August 29, 1906|
|Lecture IX: ||Evolution of the Earth
||August 30, 1906|
|Lecture X: ||Progress of Mankind Up To Atlantean Times
||August 31, 1906|
|Lecture XI: ||The Post-Atlantean Culture-Epochs
||September 01, 1906|
|Lecture XII: ||Occult Development
||September 02, 1906|
|Lecture XIII: ||Oriental and Christian Training
||September 03, 1906|
|Lecture XIV: ||Rosicrucian Training — The Interior of the Earth — Earthquakes and Volcanoes
||September 04, 1906|
|Notes from Answers to Questions — Stuttgart, 2 September, 1906
|Notes from Answers to Questions — Stuttgart, 4 September, 1906
|Complete Edition (ref.)
|Other Works by Rudolf Steiner