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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 2: Mysteries and Mystery Wisdom
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    • uninitiated. For a time he appears to be entirely removed from the
    • initiated into that secret wisdom, withheld from the people, and which
    • who was initiated into them?
    • uninitiated. The “traitor” was punished with death and confiscation of
    • legal evidence that he was not an initiate.
    • be variously interpreted. The initiate is convinced that it is sinful
    • to say what he knows and also that it is sinful for the uninitiated to
    • hear it. Plutarch speaks of the terror of those about to be initiated,
    • Thus the initiates describe what happened to them through the
    • was so light that one who is not ‘initiated’ cannot speak of it nor
    • Hades. The initiates have a new conception of life and death. Now for
    • through initiation does not understand it. The uninitiated attribute
    • for them: Whoever is not initiated is submerged in the mire,
    • These were the questions the initiate had to ask himself. In his
    • Plutarch often shows himself to be an initiate. What he portrays for
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 3: Greek Sages Before Plato In the Light of Mystery Wisdom
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    • when they said long ago that whoever goes uninitiated and unsanctified
    • initiated and purified will dwell with the gods. For as they say in
    • is difficult to travel,” that anyone who approaches them uninitiated
    • understood only by initiates. (Historical evidence of Heraclitus'
    • initiated into the ordered cycle of the eternal. Forces must be
    • goes uninitiated and unsanctified to the other world will lie in the
    • mire, but he who arrives there initiated and purified will dwell with
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 4: Plato as a Mystic
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    • as only an initiate can die, one to whom death is but a moment of life
    • fear, fierce loves and all the other human ills and, as the initiated
    • dialogue, reference is made to an “initiation.” Solon is “initiated”
    • between the initiate and the myths of the people. He perceives the
    • Only in the soul of the man who is initiated. In this way wisdom finds
    • initiated to know. For the Samothracians expressly hand down, in the
    • initiated” him. — This passage in the Symposium is
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 5: Mystery Wisdom and Myth
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    • initiates toward what the people had created beyond nature. This was
    • initiate. He experiences the pictures with spiritual organs of
    • reflects that before the last and most difficult one he was initiated
    • journey into the nether world, Hercules had to be an initiate. The
    • far as free creative activity, but not as far as the initiated spirit.
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 6: Egyptian Mystery Wisdom
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    • Let us now imagine that a non-initiate hears that someone has
    • in the soul of the initiate. In his eyes, the initiate has died
    • So the life of an initiate is a typical one. It may be described apart
    • initiates in the most eminent sense. (Jesus is an initiate because the
    • from their lives. What is known about initiates can be applied to
    • of the initiates, Buddha reaches the point where divine light begins
    • initiated according to the Osiris myth attained to such a resurrection
    • the initiate, initiated in a uniquely great way. He proved to them
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 7: The Gospels
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    • with their type of an initiate that they were able to describe him as
    • way a mystic would speak of an initiate. However, they give the
    • this uniquely initiated Being. What had come to the initiates was the
    • a unique initiate appeared, the Jews could only conceive of him as
    • among the Jews as it is elsewhere. One day when an initiate was
    • Thus we see that also in Judaism there was a soil in which an initiate
    • wished to lessen the gulf between those to be initiated and the
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 8: The Miracle of the Raising of Lazarus
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    • experience of resurrection in the words of those who were initiated
    • with the gods. Schelling describes the feelings of an initiate thus:
    • “The initiate, through the rites which he received, became a link in
    • entered. In the language of the Mysteries, he became an initiate
    • initiate through Christ Jesus himself. Thereby Lazarus had become able
    • Christian initiate and the first to be initiated by Christ Jesus
    • say, who were initiated — were able to know something of what was
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 9: The Apocalypse of John
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    • region where birth and death have meaning. The initiate enters upon a
    • evolution. The initiate experiences now in the Spirit what is to
    • initiation. Underlying this is the thought that initiates are able to
    • veiled, sealed to the uninitiated; in initiation it is unsealed. When
    • distant future appears that form of the earth which the initiate
    • experiences through the trumpets. Thus the initiate prophetically
    • experiences what is to happen. And one who is initiated in the
    • the conception of these events the initiate sees the old struggle
    • within each human breast, to decide how far he can be initiated. The
    • of the Christ. The initiate of ancient times experienced, in the
    • Christ;” the Christian initiate experiences the hidden effects of the
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 10: Jesus and His Historical Background
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    • (closet or cell) in which in solitude they are initiated into the
  • Title: CaMF: Comments By the Author
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    • communicated in the form in which the initiate experiences them to
    • the form in which they could be understood by the non-initiate. For
  • Title: CaMF: Translators Notes
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    • he had not been initiated.”
    • an initiate be your guide, the path shines brighter than sunlight.”
  • Title: CaMF: Author's Preface to the Second Edition
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    • The Great Initiates
    • The Great Initiates, A Study of the Secret History of Religions, by
  • Title: CaMF: Introduction: Rudolf Steiner -- A Biographical Sketch
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    • unknown: Steiner the seer, the Initiate.
    • met Steiner as man and Initiate among his friends and students, and

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