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Earthly and Cosmic Man
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(Given between 23rd October, 1911 and
20th June 1912, in Berlin.)
Bn 133, GA 133
Copyright © 1948
These nine lectures, given by Rudolf Steiner at Berlin in
late 1911 and early 1912, concentrate on laws of human destiny
and reincarnation in the development of the free, self-conscious,
independent human personality.
The lectures are from the lecture series entitled,
The Earthly and The Cosmic Man,
published in German as,
Der Irdische und der Kosmische Mensch.
This is the authorized translation from shorthand reports unrevised
by the lecturer.
This lecture series is presented here with the kind permission
of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
From Bn 133, GA 133.
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| ||Cover Sheet
| ||Table of Contents
| ||Foreword. By Marie Steiner
|I.||Introductory Lecture. Winter Session.
||October 23rd, 1911|
|II.||Evidences of Bygone Ages in Modern Civilisation.
||March 19th, 1912|
|III.||Chance and Present-Day Consciousness.
An Easter Meditation.
|March 26th, 1912|
|IV.||The Forces of the Human Soul and Their Inspirers.
Kalewala: The Epic of the Finns.
|April 23rd, 1912|
|V.||The Idea of Reincarnation and its Introduction into Western Culture.
The Heralding of Christianity.
|May 5th, 1912|
|VI.||The Mission of the Earth.
Wonder, Compassion and Conscience.
The Christ Impulse.
|May 14th, 1912|
|VII.||The Signature of Human Evolution.
The Advancing Individuality.
The Dawn of the New Power of the Spirit-Self in Man.
|May 20th, 1912|
|VIII.||Consciousness, Memory, Karma.
|June 18th, 1912|
The Principle of Progress in Evolution.
Seriousness of the Hour.
|June 20th, 1912|