September 8, 1924
separation of the priest's profession from the physician's.
Historical aspects. The priest: pastoral care of the healthy and the
ill; hygienic importance of fasting, etc.; healing effect of the
sacraments. Relation of physician and priest to those ill in soul.
Therapy working from life to consciousness; the sacraments from
consciousness to life. Working together of priest and physician, each
out of his own profession.
September 9, 1924
changes in the physical body. Understanding of the, human
organization from sculptural, musical views and through comprehension
of the Logos. Different ways that the four members of the human being
relate to one another. And the consequences. Stages of spiritual
experience; the Pythians; St. Theresa. Transition of such
conditions to organic illness.
September 10, 1924
of spiritual experience; their anthroposophical explanation. Effect
of such development on illness. St. Theresa. How karma can become
entangled. How free will and responsibility can be judged.
September 11, 1924
development from birth to young adulthood. Heredity and the
individuality. A child perceives spirit in his whole natural
environment. Formative forces work and are then freed: memory.
Intellectual forces develop. Sun forces in first seven years: etheric
forces forming the body. Moon forces in second seven years: astral
forces of reproduction. Sun in the child's soul-spiritual activity.
Planetary forces in third seven years. Change at beginning of 20's;
fourth seven years. Finally the human being deserted by cosmic
forces; significance of this point of time: freedom and
September 12, 1924
consciousness, of memory, speech, will; their causes. Three stages of
pathological development. Inability to adjust will to the world.
Memory devoid of logic. Mental handicap, idiocy, paranoia. Congenital
mental retardation. Premature reception of ego organization =
precociousness. Acquired idiocy. Danger of bad pedagogical systems.
September 13, 1924
the point of view of karma. Belief in earlier ages: illness the
result of sin. In present age: sin the result of a sick organism.
Ferdinand Raimund. Earlier incarnations cause head formation; life
between death and rebirth causes formation of breathing system. The
handling of psychopathological cases. Healing as a divine
September 14, 1924
difference between processes outside man and in man. Inhalation,
creating the human being: activity of astral body. Exhalation,
activity of etheric body. Cosmic astrality active during sleep.
Nerve-sense process a finer breathing, taking place in warmth
element. Light, chemism, life breathed in with warmth element,
bringing about thinking, feeling, willing. Physical circulatory
systems the projection of the various spiritual activities. Karma
from the past, karma for the future.
September 15, 1924
the universe: working of sun, moon, planets on the plants. Life of
the sun in relation to the human being. Instreaming and outstreaming
karma. Sun and moon in relation to each other: Administering the
sacraments out of this knowledge.
September 16, 1924
illness originating in sleep. Search for the medicinal remedy.
Somnambulism. Temple sleep. Modern physician must practice wise
observation and deal directly with life. Materialism, spiritualism.
Cultural pathology and therapy. Priest must speak of illness from
knowledge of repeated earth-lives.
September 17, 1924
passive thinking by perceiving man's place in the cosmos. The human
ego between a day's breathing and a platonic cosmic year. The cosmic
year in relation to the breathing rhythm of a day, of a lifetime.
Waking-and-sleeping. Forces of winter and summer creating the
nerve-sense system and metabolic system. The world according to
measure, number, weight; the irrational world. From “nomy”
September 18, 1924
the ancient mysteries. Its renewal in this age. Subnature, nature,
supernature: Father, Christ, Spirit. Pathology of evolving humanity.
The death on Golgotha: the curative process. Path of the physician;
path of the priest.