[RSArchive Icon] Rudolf Steiner Archive Home  Version 2.5.4
 [ [Table of Contents] | Search ]

Searching Christianity As Mystical Fact

You may select a new search term and repeat your search. Searches are not case sensitive, and you can use regular expressions in your queries.

Enter your search term:
by: title, keyword, or contextually

Query was: word

Here are the matching lines in their respective documents. Select one of the highlighted words in the matching lines below to jump to that point in the document.

  • Title: CaMF: Bibliographical Note
    Matching lines:
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 1: Points of View
    Matching lines:
    • himself about the origin of the word “man,” or how it has
    • developed in a language. He keeps to the thing itself, not to the word which
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 2: Mysteries and Mystery Wisdom
    Matching lines:
    • words sufficiently sublime to express how significant his experiences
    • understand his words who has not had the same experience.
    • terrified by a drawn sword and that “blood flowed.” We understand such
    • sword pierces a warm body; we have seen the blood of sensuality flow.
    • eternal, but one's words will be “but sound and smoke,”
    • Only in this way can the words in the fragment from Sophocles be
    • mystic “betrayed” his secret? He would have spoken words, nothing but
    • words. Nothing at all would have happened through the experiences and
    • feelings, which should have evoked the spirit from these words. For
    • anything from him. For certainly mere words could not change his life
    • words ‘Know Thyself,’ as a form of welcome, which certainly is in no
    • the same river’ are the words of Heraclitus, nor is it possible to lay
    • disapprovals, and that we use other words and feel other emotions and
    • has found an enchanted tomb. The words, “God is Love,” are grasped by
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 3: Greek Sages Before Plato In the Light of Mystery Wisdom
    Matching lines:
    • bright light is cast upon the words of the great Greek philosophers
    • words. From the soil of such a conviction sprang his famous saying,
    • following words: “It is impossible to step twice in the same river nor
    • words the essence of transitoriness. Such a characterization cannot be
    • set themselves this task. Thus we understand Plato's words: “Whoever
    • and modesty, which are expressed in the words: All knowledge of
    • call it the most profoundly serious thing. But the word serious has
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 4: Plato as a Mystic
    Matching lines:
    • — These words could only indicate a powerlessness in the use of words
    • is indicated here. For them fire flashed forth from his words; for the
    • experienced the atmosphere of the Mysteries. The words had overtones
    • me to be happy, both in his bearing and his words, he was meeting
    • possible, from eyes and ears, and, in a word, from his whole body
    • called in the Law, the utterance and word of God.”
    • unconscious of anything, place, persons present, myself, words spoken,
    • expressed in the words: “When the mind is mastered by the love of the
    • the Eternal Word (Logos), is the Son of the Eternal Creator of the
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 5: Mystery Wisdom and Myth
    Matching lines:
    • in the details of words and sentences — those characters that represent
    • his head with a drawn sword. Again the man flees. He comes to a
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 6: Egyptian Mystery Wisdom
    Matching lines:
    • become an immortal god, escaping death.” In these words Empedocles
    • peace, according to thy word: for mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
    • blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.’” In the
    • Jesus answers the same temptation in the words: “Get thee hence,
    • is said of them, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with
    • God, and the Word was God ... And the Word became flesh and dwelt
    • person. In him the Word became flesh.
    • given in the Word which had been present. The determining factor was
    • concerning the Word of life ... that which we have seen and heard,
    • understand the words of Augustine, “I should not believe the Gospel
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 7: The Gospels
    Matching lines:
    • historical tradition in the ordinary sense of the word. They do not
    • speaking of it, his hearers sensed the secret meaning of his words and
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 8: The Miracle of the Raising of Lazarus
    Matching lines:
    • interpretation for his Gospel by the significant words with which it
    • opens. John begins with the sentences: “In the beginning was the Word,
    • and the Word was with God, and the Word was a God ... And the Word
    • who places such words at the beginning of his exposition is plainly
    • what does John wish to convey by his introductory words? He clearly
    • reason exercises its art. Behind these facts he conceals the “Word
    • Bethany to justify the following words in reference to it: “Then the
    • words, I think that something happened at Bethany which was looked
    • behind the words: “At this distance of time, and with only one text
    • physical sense, how are we to understand these words of Jesus: “This
    • translation of the words, but the situation would be better realized
    • Son of God might be revealed thereby.” And what do these other words
    • ordinary sense of the word. For what would be remarkable about a
    • life of such a person in the words: “I am the resurrection and the
    • life”? The words of Jesus at once come to life and make sense when we
    • Word that became flesh.” He is the eternal that existed in the
    • the resurrection of the eternal “Word.” And this “Word” is the life to
    • Word” has risen again in Lazarus then in truth the whole process
    • Lazarus has become another man. The “Word,” the Spirit, did not live
    • permeated by the “Word,” is born.
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 9: The Apocalypse of John
    Matching lines:
    • opening words to feel the esoteric character of this book. “The
    • literal sense of the words as they stand, but seek for a deeper sense,
    • of which the words are only signs. But there are also many other
    • Ephesus: The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand,
    • Christ is the divine Word, the eternal wisdom which will be born in
    • man. Therefore they concluded that human wisdom is the divine Word.
    • his mouth issued a two-edged sharp sword, and his countenance in its
    • glory was like the shining sun.” In the Mysteries this sword is also
    • found. The neophyte was terrified by a “drawn sword.” This indicates
    • verse 9). In these words one can read what Christianity would be. A
    • but the word is to be spoken to all; then some will be able to hear it
    • he said to me: Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book,
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 11: The Essence of Christianity
    Matching lines:
    • THE FACT that the Divine, the Word, the eternal Logos was no longer
    • world is lost, nothing falls into the void, not even the words and
    • words. Clement of Alexandria (died 217 A.D.), a Christian writer whose
    • not to the written word.” — “God gave to the church some, apostles; and
    • in the soul in the real sense of the word. Gnosis and all subsequent
    • old sense of the word. He knows that he can comprehend the divine only
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 12: Christianity and Pagan Wisdom
    Matching lines:
    • experience only if he is able to imbue his words with life. The world
    • the inner deeds of the soul in the following words: The wisdom within
    • upon the face of the waters.” But the true inner sense of such words
    • This is how Philo expresses himself. In Plato's Timaeus the words
    • in the world. The Word of God, the Logos, becomes an experience of the
    • world, celebrates His resurrection in the soul, if His creative word is
    • In the following words Plotinus
    • hands have handled, of the Word of life ... declare we unto you.”
    • or seen, must be spiritually experienced as the word of life. — The
    • Word.” He shares this conviction with the Neoplatonists. The Neoplatonists
    • conclude that the Word becomes spirit in the innermost soul. The
    • conclude that the Word became flesh in Jesus. The more intimate sense,
    • in which alone the Word could become flesh was provided by the whole
  • Title: CaMF: Comments By the Author
    Matching lines:
    • Comment 1: The words of Ingersoll are introduced at this point in the
    • word for word their own conviction. Many people do not do so, and yet
    • of thought. Someone may even abhor or laugh at the above words; but if
  • Title: CaMF: Contents
    Matching lines:
  • Title: CaMF: Foreword
    Matching lines:
    • Foreword
    • process, which began with the divine word, “Let there be light.” In
    • In his use of the word “mystical” in the title of this volume, Steiner
  • Title: CaMF: Translators Notes
    Matching lines:
    • life.” The Greek words for “body” and “tomb” suggest a mystical
    • A tradition exists that similar words were also said to the
    • Flaming Sword, I, 97. A commentary on Genesis 3:24 and 4:1.
  • Title: CaMF: Author's Preface to the Second Edition
    Matching lines:
    • word “mystical” to denote a conception which relies more on indefinite
    • exposition.” In many circles today the word “mysticism” carries such a
    • science.” In this book the word “mysticism” is used for the exposition
  • Title: CaMF: Introduction: Rudolf Steiner -- A Biographical Sketch
    Matching lines:
    • thought. In other words, when the child asserts his human qualities
    • Now one of the magic words in Steiner's philosophy with which he attempts
    • gave the name “Anthroposophy.” (Incidentally, this word was first
    • sense of the word he had laid down his life at the feet of Christ.

The Rudolf Steiner Archive is maintained by:
The e.Librarian: elibrarian@elib.com