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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 2: Mysteries and Mystery Wisdom
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    • death and awakened to a new and higher life, not merely figuratively,
    • uninitiated. The “traitor” was punished with death and confiscation of
    • escape death only by fleeing to the altar of Dionysus and producing
    • comparing their state of mind to a preparation for death. Initiation
    • where to him the spirit interprets all life as death. Then he is no
    • Hades. The initiates have a new conception of life and death. Now for
    • which succeed them. But we have a ridiculous fear of one death, we who
    • have already died so many deaths, and still are dying! For not only is
    • it true, as Heraclitus used to say, that the death of fire is birth
    • for air, and the death of air is birth for water, but the case is even
    • death lose their distinctive significance; they become moments of
    • birth, it will exist after my death. Creatively this “ I ” has worked
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 3: Greek Sages Before Plato In the Light of Mystery Wisdom
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    • “There is life and death in our life, just as in our death.” What does
    • this mean except that life can be valued more highly than death only
    • when seen from the point of view of the transitory. Death is decay to
    • the old. The same eternal appears in transitory life as in death. When
    • man has grasped this eternal he looks upon death with the same
    • Only one who sees life within death and death within life, and in both
    • the eternal which is infinitely above life and death, his gaze alone
    • death is the eternal life of mortals, earthly life the death of
    • element. This element is not confined to one personality and the death
    • You will become an immortal god, escaping death. —
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 4: Plato as a Mystic
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    • is a person sanctified through death for the cause of truth. He died
    • as only an initiate can die, one to whom death is but a moment of life
    • like other moments. He meets death as any other occurrence of earthly
    • naturally be when present at the death of a friend; since he seemed to
    • death so fearlessly and nobly. And so I thought that even in going to
    • of death — but as though the eternal truth itself which had made its
    • call death, is it not a release and separation from the body? But, as
    • live as nearly in a state of death as he could, should then be
    • disturbed when death came to him ... In fact, then, the true
    • philosophers practice dying, and death is less terrible to them than
    • growth and decay, birth and death have nothing to do with this soul.
    • to do with the straight. Death, however, belongs to this process of
    • “growth.” Therefore the soul has nothing to do with death. Must we not
    • when death comes to meet it. For, as our argument has shown, it will
    • not admit death and will not be dead, just as the number three, we
    • death on the cross in order that the world may exist. Plato is able to
    • containing something dead, but something eternal, for which death only
    • deliver the crucified soul of the world. It must be raised from death,
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 5: Mystery Wisdom and Myth
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    • Mysteries led man through the death of the transitory and thus into
    • element in him from destruction. As a mystic he could overcome death.
    • himself, that is, dedicated himself to death. The tortured one bore
    • with death. A being, half animal, half human — a centaur — must
    • death with sounds of enchanting sweetness. These are the images
    • through birth and death, is represented pictorially. The soul is
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 6: Egyptian Mystery Wisdom
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    • become an immortal god, escaping death.” In these words Empedocles
    • thought about death and the dead. When the body is given up to the
    • his consort Isis. After his death he let a ray of his light fall upon
    • overcame death, but now I have become different. I have nothing more
    • Osiris, united with the eternal cosmic order, and judgment over death
    • death of Buddha corresponds with the transfiguration of Jesus: “And it
    • most important part of the life of Jesus begins here: Passion, Death
    • chapters of this book.) Other accounts of the death of Buddha need not
    • to shine in man. He stands before the death of the physical. He
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 8: The Miracle of the Raising of Lazarus
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    • that causes arising in Bethany helped to hasten Jesus' death”?
    • sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of
    • as before death? Indeed, what would be the sense of describing the
    • “illness.” But it is not an illness leading to death, but to the
    • illness of the mother. But this illness does not lead to death, but to
    • to die a pictorially real death. The fact that his body was then put
    • The earthly body has actually been dead for three days. From death
    • comes forth the new life. This life has outlasted death. Man has
    • which was at the same time a pictorial death. And when Jesus came
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 9: The Apocalypse of John
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    • only when he goes through death. His guide must lead him beyond the
    • region where birth and death have meaning. The initiate enters upon a
    • cycles of life; and I have the keys of Death and the Realm of the
    • death, opens the scroll (chapter 5, verses 9–10). And as each seal is
    • becomes visible whose name was “Death, and Hell followed him.”
    • Christianity has met with death, there appears the mighty angel with a
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 11: The Essence of Christianity
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    • It is not the eternal part in the soul that conquers death and is
  • Title: CaMF: Back Cover Sheet
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    • BORN IN AUSTRIA in 1861, Rudolf Steiner received recognition as a scholar when he was invited to edit the Kürschner edition of the natural scientific writings of Goethe. In 1891, Steiner received his Ph.D. at the University of Rostock. He then began his work as a lecturer. From the turn of the century to his death in 1925, he delivered well over 6000 lectures. His written works eventually included some fifty titles.
    • The philosophical outlook of Rudolf Steiner embraces such fundamental questions as the being of man, the nature and purpose of freedom, the meaning of evolution, the relation of man to nature, the life after death and before birth. Through a study of his writings, one can come to a dear, reasonable, comprehensive understanding of the human being and his place in the universe.
  • Title: CaMF: Foreword
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    • ancient world, found their highest expression in the Passion, Death
    • the divine Will, through the central moment of the Death on Golgotha,
  • Title: CaMF: Translators Notes
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    • before his death, Plotinus collected his writings and arranged
  • Title: CaMF: Reference Guide to Principal Themes in Christianity As Mystical Fact, Based on Other Works by Rudolf Steiner
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    • The Life Between Death and Rebirth in Relation to Cosmic Facts,
    • Life Between Death and Rebirth,
    • Life Between Death and Rebirth,
    • On the Forming of Destiny and Life After Death,
    • Earthly Death and Cosmic Life,
    • Life Between Death and Rebirth,
  • Title: CaMF: Introduction: Rudolf Steiner -- A Biographical Sketch
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    • With these unfolding powers Steiner now developed up to his death in
    • death. In the stillness of the night, with only a few candles burning,

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