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The East in the Light of the West

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By Rudolf Steiner

Translated by Shirley M.K. Gandell and D.S. Osmond
Bn/GA 113

This volume contains 9 lectures in which Steiner explores the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis as seen through the consciousness of the West.

Translated from shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer. The original texts of the lectures are contained in the series of 9 lectures entitled The East in the Light of the West, the Children of Lucifer and the Brothers of Christ, in German, Der Orient Im Lichte des Okzidents. Die Kinder des Luzifer und die Bruder Christi in the Complete Edition of Rudolf Steiner's works. (No. 113 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).

Published here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

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 Cover Sheet  
Lecture IEternity and Time August 23, 1909
Lecture IIComparison of the Wisdom of East and West August 24, 1909
Lecture IIIThe Nature of the Physical and the Astral Worlds August 25, 1909
Lecture IVEvolutionary Stages: Saturn, Sun, Moon, Earth August 26, 1909
Lecture VThe Children of Lucifer and the Brothers of Christ August 27, 1909
Lecture VILucifer and Christ August 28, 1909
Lecture VIIThe Luciferic Influence in History August 29, 1909
Lecture VIIIThe Nature of the Luciferic Influence in History August 30, 1909
Lecture IXThe Bodhisattvas and the Christ August 31, 1909

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