The Deed of Christ and the Opposing Spiritual Powers
Lucifer, Ahriman, Asuras.
Mephistopheles and Earthquakes.
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Two lectures given in Berlin,
1st January and 22nd March, 1909
Bn 107.E; GA 107
Copyright © 1954
In the first lecture, Steiner shows how in the Lemurian epoch Luciferic
beings intervened in human evolution, making possible freedom, material
desires, and evil-doing, while in Atlantean times, Ahrimanic beings made
possible “conscious sin”; and in our own epoch, Asuric beings
will intervene. The deed of Christ alone now makes possible humanity's
return to the spiritual. The second lecture deals with “Mephistopheles
The original German texts of these lectures are entitled,
Spiritual-Scientific Anthropology/Knowledge of Man.
The original German texts of these lectures can be found in the
Collected Edition of Rudolf Steiner's works under the title:
No. 107 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961.
This lecture series is presented here with the kind permission
of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
From Bn/GA 107.
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