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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 1: Points of View
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    • the spiritual requirements of the “life of the soul” without reference
    • the need for proof. But the religious needs of their souls cannot be
    • remain blind to the discord in their souls. Indeed, they comfort
    • human soul. They think in accordance with natural science so long as
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 2: Mysteries and Mystery Wisdom
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    • community for his striving soul. If the sages find him mature they
    • mortification and certain exercises of the soul served this purpose.
    • produce the right effect upon his soul only if he had previously
    • the other hand, what rises in his soul is not real to him at first in
    • which arise in the spiritual life of their soul. They assign only a
    • opinion his knowledge was to the soul of the people as light is to
    • Where is God? This was the question the mystic put before his soul.
    • creative force, as yet unincarnated, works the divinity in his soul.
    • In this soul is a place where the spellbound divinity can come to life
    • again. The soul is the mother who by nature can conceive the divinity.
    • If the soul is fructified by nature it will give birth to a divinity.
    • Out of the marriage of the soul with nature a divinity will be born.
    • born to man out of his own soul. Thus mystic cognition is a real event in the
    • The soul appears to have borne him without fructification. All its
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 3: Greek Sages Before Plato In the Light of Mystery Wisdom
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    • on a higher plane in the human soul, melting sense-bound cognition in
    • the human soul that something temporal works like something eternal,
    • the human soul similar to a god and a worm at the same time. Because
    • numerous yesterdays and forward to numerous tomorrows, so the soul of
    • contrary, what is found in the soul will then be explained in the
    • modification of numbers being justice, another being soul and reason,
    • objects follow these laws he has established for himself in his soul.
    • functions of the human soul are not a force apart from the rest of the
    • becomes apparent as a present reality in the human soul. In the soul
    • seen, heard and touched, but in what the soul brings forth from its
    • lies hidden in the depths of the soul. Let us descend into the soul,
    • within the human soul. The soul is not confined to the physical body
    • enclosed by man's skin. For in the soul are born the patterns
    • according to which the worlds circle in space. The soul is not in the
    • body is limited by neighboring parts, but the soul expands freely over
    • The soul is not the personality. The soul belongs to eternity. Taking this
    • could suppose the qualities of the soul to be exhausted with the
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 4: Plato as a Mystic
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    • brought to birth in the soul on a sudden, as light that is kindled by
    • Dialogue on the Immortality of the Soul: “For my part, I had strange
    • himself with the soul? ... To begin with, then, it is clear that in
    • such matters the philosopher, more than other men, separates the soul
    • accurately? ... Then, when does the soul attain to truth? For when
    • because he feels that its companionship disturbs the soul and hinders
    • release the soul, and just this — the release and separation of the soul
    • higher morality on the liberation of the soul from the body. One who
    • themselves. Only when the soul is alone with itself can it bring forth
    • such eternal truths out of itself. The soul therefore is related to
    • For this reason Socrates says, “When the soul reflects alone by
    • state of the soul is called wisdom ... Then see, if this is not the
    • conclusion from all that we have said, that the soul is most like the
    • ever-changing ...Then if it is in such a condition, the soul goes away
    • demonstrates the essence of the soul. It then becomes evident that
    • growth and decay, birth and death have nothing to do with this soul.
    • The essence of the soul lies in truth, but truth itself cannot grow
    • and decay. The soul has as much to do with growth as the crooked has
    • “growth.” Therefore the soul has nothing to do with death. Must we not
    • immortal is also imperishable, it is impossible for the soul to perish
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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 5: Mystery Wisdom and Myth
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    • objects are apparent in it, while souls and minds are concealed.
    • the spirit, of the unconsciously creative soul. The soul is governed
    • the soul. We could also say that when the soul progresses beyond the
    • In the Phaedrus, a dialogue about the soul, the myth of Boreas is introduced.
    • of the soul, where he leaves the paths of the transitory and seeks out
    • the eternal in the soul, where, therefore, the ideas supported by
    • in the soul. Here the soul is represented as a team of two many-winged
    • the bad horse. So it happens that the soul is never able to raise
    • itself unhindered to the realm of the divine. Some souls raise
    • The soul which has seen the beyond remains safe until the next
    • traverse; the soul which — because of the wild horse — has seen nothing,
    • the various incarnations of the soul. One traverse denotes the life of
    • the soul in one personality. The wild horse represents the lower
    • nature, the wise horse the higher nature, and the charioteer the soul
    • path of the eternal soul through various stages. Similarly, in other
    • may be seen the five senses. The deserted village is the soul which
    • alone with itself. If the soul inwardly takes hold of its lower nature
    • invented symbols for abstract truths, but real soul experiences of the
    • development of the soul. He overcame the Nemean lion and brought him
    • human soul can offer. The other labors can be interpreted in a similar
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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 6: Egyptian Mystery Wisdom
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    • the human soul itself. — This is expressed clearly in everything they
    • judges. If the soul has confessed its sins and is found to be
    • he exists undivided in every human soul. Each man is an Osiris, yet
    • toward the true Osiris. — The true Osiris is in the human soul. The
    • has killed the higher nature in him. Love in his soul (Isis) must
    • nature, the eternal soul (Horus), which can progress to
    • stretched the soul of the world upon the body of the world in the form
    • crucified soul
    • to develop himself in such a way that his soul-experience, his
    • in the soul of the initiate. In his eyes, the initiate has died
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 8: The Miracle of the Raising of Lazarus
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    • we need only remember Plato, who calls man's body the tomb of the soul.
    • world in the body. What Plato calls the spiritual soul, John calls the
    • designed to enable the soul to withdraw from bodily life and unite
    • Let us saturate our souls with such feelings, and then we shall gain
    • cannot be replaced by a mere description, has passed through his soul.
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 9: The Apocalypse of John
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    • as bodies for spiritual beings. And the angels are the souls of these
    • “bodies,” just as human souls are the guiding powers of human bodies.
    • souls of the communities should become guides along these paths. For
    • And when the fifth seal is opened there appear the souls of those who
    • 9) must be overcome. The woman, the human soul, gives birth to lower
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 10: Jesus and His Historical Background
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    • which developed a higher self within the soul, and through this
    • suitable stage the higher spiritual world would arise in his soul.
    • suitable way of life, the soul sought to prepare itself for the
    • Jesus became able to receive into its own soul Christ, the Logos, so
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 11: The Essence of Christianity
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    • spiritual power of the soul and the eternity of that power could be
    • The one personality was only a metamorphosis of the soul which changes from
    • sought what formerly could be sought only in a man's own soul. What
    • It is not the eternal part in the soul that conquers death and is
    • Jesus, will appear and raise the souls. From this it follows that an
    • to the personality itself. The belief in the soul's eternal
    • into difficult conflicts within their souls. They tried in the most
    • awakened in the soul. But the historical Jesus must bear some
    • firmly to this conception a fundamentally mystical attitude of soul is
    • only possible when the soul finds the higher spiritual element in
    • the Christ in Jesus falls upon it. The union of the soul with its
    • the soul. But a God far transcending everything human can never dwell
    • in the soul in the real sense of the word. Gnosis and all subsequent
    • hold of that God and to apprehend Him directly in the soul. A conflict
    • not say that what he experienced in his own soul at any stage of
    • possible to perceive in the soul and what Christianity described as
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 12: Christianity and Pagan Wisdom
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    • the innermost part of the human soul. One could say that the mystery
    • by which the soul may rise above these methods of cognition. It must
    • innermost recesses of the soul. The world has come forth from the
    • Philo, like Plato, sees in the destiny of the human soul the closing act of the
    • the inner deeds of the soul in the following words: The wisdom within
    • inner soul processes. The Bible relates the creation of the world.
    • must be experienced in the depths of the soul. God must be found
    • and the story of the soul striving toward its apotheosis, flow into
    • used to tell the story of the soul which is seeking God. Everything in
    • He reads the Bible as the story of the soul.
    • events, but a representation of the ways which the soul must take to
    • reach the divine. Thus as a microcosm, the soul must repeat in itself
    • this form. The drama of the universe must be enacted in every soul.
    • The soul life of the mystic is the fulfillment of the prototype given
    • facts, but to represent pictorially the ways the soul must take if it
    • soul. God led the Jews out of Egypt into the Promised Land; He made
    • into the promised land of the soul, we reach the eternal. With Philo
    • world, celebrates His resurrection in the soul, if His creative word is
    • understood and re-created in the soul. Then within himself, man has
    • soul ever enter into my body, the soul which, in its essence, is the
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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 13: Augustine and the Church
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    • THE FULL FORCE of the conflict which was enacted in the souls of
    • soul life with what is humanly possible. On the contrary, the truth is
    • has been freed from all material substance; when a soul life has been
    • soul. The soul said, No eyes nor ears can impart to you what is in me.
    • denied. But the soul does defend itself. It could not be doubtful of
    • Man learns about the divine by bringing his soul to
    • which must be followed by the soul if it would attain the goal of
    • Christ event other conditions had begun for souls seeking the spirit
    • soul develops within it the forces leading it to the cognition of its
    • of the forces of the soul at a certain point and in receiving the
    • of soul; he thought the second way was the way of true humility. Thus
    • be attained by every soul which goes as far as it can in seeking
    • incomparable souls who we admit have beheld and still behold ... We
    • to say, even to those souls who could find no such path within
    • It is in the nature of the human soul to be able to arrive only at a
    • assigned to natural perception a certain sphere above which the soul
  • Title: CaMF: Translators Notes
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    • of the soul, their notion being that the soul is buried in the present
    • Philo, Legum allegoriarum I, 108: “The sould is dead and has been
    • Plotinus, 4th Ennead, On the Nature of the Soul, 8th Tractate,
    • The Soul's Descent into the Body, 1.
  • Title: CaMF: Author's Preface to the Second Edition
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    • life of the human soul which can have nothing to do with “real
  • Title: CaMF: Reference Guide to Principal Themes in Christianity As Mystical Fact, Based on Other Works by Rudolf Steiner
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    • The Mission of the Folk-Souls,
    • The Mission of the Folk-Souls,
    • The Mission of the Folk-Souls,
    • Christ and the Human Soul,
    • Christ and the Human Soul,
    • The Mission of the Folk-Souls,
    • Christ and the Human Soul,
  • Title: CaMF: Introduction: Rudolf Steiner -- A Biographical Sketch
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    • soul of the young man the regular systematic things with which one has
    • totalitarian claim.” Steiner refers to his experience as a “Soul's
    • The Soul's Probation
    • “tempests” which during those years in Berlin raged in his soul, a
    • body which draws into itself as its soul the Spirit of the Universe.”

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