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  • Title: Book: Contemporary Civilization in the Mirror of the Science of the Spirit (1904)
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    • Contemporary Civilization in the Mirror of the Science of the Spirit
    • Science of the Spirit (1904)
    • of the most daring spirits saw in scientific materialism the only
    • did not make spiritual activity and the life of the soul proceed from
    • and spiritual phenomena on the basis of purely mechanical processes
    • the adherents of a spiritual world conception. Those also who had not
    • scientific philosophers, all adherence to spiritual-soul origin of
    • in degree from the higher animals, and that mentally and spiritually
    • mental and spiritual processes. One may take whatever attitude one
    • spiritual phenomena.” Today there are already numerous
    • the soul. They work at the history of the human spirit. Thus we all
    • spiritual development.” But is that something different from
  • Title: Book: From the Akasha Chronicle
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    • convince himself of the reality of a separate spiritual world through
    • in the spiritual world comes to know past events in their eternal
    • by external history; and — on the basis of direct spiritual
    • misunderstanding, it should be said that spiritual perception is not
    • communications emanating from such spiritual sources do not always
    • concerning their spiritual character and the inner nature of the
  • Title: Book: Our Atlantean Ancestors
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    • to the external appearance but also to spiritual faculties. Their
    • were equipped with such spiritual and physical powers as have been
    • the spirit, the Lemurians, Atlanteans and Aryans are root
    • laws of spiritual development. Powerful rulers themselves were
  • Title: Book: Transition of the Fourth into the Fifth Root Race
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    • themselves. The higher spirits appeared to their messengers “in
    • could assume human form. But their spiritual-mental qualities were of
    • also describe them as higher spirits who assumed human bodies in
    • supernatural-divine. They heard that the invisible spiritual was the
    • insight they had attained purely in a spirit of personal
    • until it was sufficiently fortified to act in the new spirit, and
    • until its members could go out to bring this new spirit to the rest
    • this new spirit assumed a different character among the various
  • Title: Book: The Lemurian Race
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    • direct gift from the spiritual universal forces. When he received
    • everything unspiritual. If one wishes to speak of religion at this
    • imagination, the human spirit, took other forms.
    • men. In her soul woman was accessible to another kind of spiritual
    • less to the spiritual, to which man was subject. Thus there emanated
    • can call human religion. The spiritual in nature and in human life
    • emanated from the spiritual influence of woman. It is not an
  • Title: Book: The Division into Sexes
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    • mankind appears. Previously that which is called spirit, the faculty
    • employment, can become associated with the spiritual energy, and
    • place in man when he becomes a creature endowed with spirit. The
    • fructified by the spirit. In itself the soul is two-sided:
    • the capacity to act together with the spirit. For the external, man
    • the inside, through the spirit. One can say that the male body now
    • spirit. The one-sidedness is abolished. Both the male soul in the
    • double-sexed through fructification by the spirit. Thus man and woman
    • are different in their external form; internally their spiritual
    • spirit and soul are fused into one unit. Upon the male soul in woman
    • the action of the spirit is female, and thus renders it male-female;
    • upon the female soul in man the action of the spirit is male, and
    • from a female soul in man. The union with the spirit finally brings
    • female. In this way man has become a spiritual being of the kind
    • past. It was possible for their soul to be fructified by the spirit
    • until a brain existed which became the mediator with the spirit.
    • Without this detour, this soul would have remained spiritless.
    • spirit. Their knowledge and wisdom were supersensibly
    • spirit without sensory mediation. He must make a detour through the
    • spiritual forces, direct all the energy of their soul toward the
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  • Title: Book: The Last Periods before the Division into Sexes
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    • external world, but were likenesses of the spiritual powers of the
    • world. They did not perceive sensory objects, but spiritual entities.
    • received information and revelation about the spiritual entities of
    • rather as the actions of spiritual beings. External reality did not
    • yet exist, for there were no external senses. But spiritual reality
    • was accessible to the higher beings. The spirit shone into them as
    • but an immediate perception of the activity of spiritual beings.
    • from the spiritual world directly into their will. They consciously
    • spirits and acted accordingly.
    • the spiritual world in an entirely pure form. Along with these
    • impressions of the spiritual world, the effects of the sensible earth
    • spiritual powers. Wisdom flowed to them as light does to sensory
    • spiritual revelations They could look out into the world without
    • received from the spirit. The half-superhuman beings learned
    • images of his soul directly to pure spiritual influences. The
    • him as an instinctive impulse by superhuman beings. Spiritually, he
    • spirit. With this development his external body had reached the point
    • protective envelope for the more delicate spiritual organs.
    • spirit. Others were not animated. If the spirit had penetrated into
    • beings were compelled to develop further without spirit. A third kind
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  • Title: Book: The Hyperborean and the Polarean Epoch
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    • that one is reporting faithfully in accordance with spiritual
    • science of the spirit. The scientist need only be as tolerant toward
    • the science of the spirit as the latter is toward the scientific way
    • the spirit, I would like to make a special remark concerning the
    • which for the scientist of the spirit are realities as certain as are
    • of the terrestrial realms in the sense of the science of the spirit,
    • self-conscious spirit within him. This spirit united with the
    • matter, the spiritual being gradually lost the ability to mold this
    • still related these colored images to spiritual influences. Light
    • spirit, when man begins to think about that which acts upon him from
    • With this, the entry of the thinking spirit into
  • Title: Book: Beginning of the Present Earth  Extrusion of the Sun
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    • the scientist of the spirit, the earth appears approximately as
  • Title: Book: Extrusion of the Moon
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    • man. One could also say that those noble spiritual forces which
    • insight that a divine spiritual power lies in them. Then he will
    • spirits, were prepared. Therefore, a period of pause and of waiting
    • began for these spirits. The Luciferic spirits could emerge once more
    • fire mist had ebbed from the earth, these spirits found within man an
  • Title: Book: Some Necessary Points of View
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    • a day dreaming in terms of mere concepts, but on actual spiritual
    • spiritual eye” can look only as far as a certain point
    • world.” For the scientist of the spirit it is rather a matter
    • destiny on our planet is revealed to him within spiritual
    • experiences of scientists of the spirit will see that within
    • spiritual experience man can obtain full satisfaction concerning all
    • knowledge revealed within more proximate spiritual experience.
    • future. For the future can be revealed to true spiritual
    • nature were suddenly to change. Now the scientist of the spirit
    • investigates spiritual laws in which the physicist or the chemist
    • exactness which are requisite in the spiritual field. However, the
    • development of mankind depends on these great spiritual laws. Just as
    • occur in the spiritual life which is contrary to spiritual laws. The
    • one who knows these spiritual laws can look into the orderliness
    • of the future. As a scientist of the spirit, one foresees them,
    • physical science and that through spiritual cognition. Physical
    • through spiritual cognition, on the contrary, proceeds from an
    • the spirit must strictly avoid even representing anything to himself
    • ideals must be rooted as deeply in the spiritual world as are natural
    • originate with the great scientists of the spirit or initiates, and
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  • Title: Book: On the Origin of the Earth
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    • one wants to see the explanations of the scientist of the spirit in
  • Title: Book: The Earth and Its Future
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    • the spiritual world today which in future will appear in man in a
    • faithful likeness of the corresponding contemporary spiritual one in
    • prepared in the spiritual and mental ones of today. For example, what
    • spiritual models of the later material entities with his spiritual
    • delicate spiritual and soul nature, hence they do not clothe
    • which will reveal themselves through the more delicate spiritual and
    • “piety” or spiritual consciousness. Man will attain it in
  • Title: Book: The Life of Saturn
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    • creative (spiritual) consciousness. This does not exhaust the series
    • spirits, of which a description, however, is quite impossible. In
    • creative (supra-spiritual) consciousness. These
    • Spirits of Will.”
    • These spirits are the creators of the man of
    • cycle by the Spirits of Will, and that at that time this germ has the
    • After the “Spirits of Will” there
    • follow beings with a creative (spiritual) consciousness, similar to
    • that which man will attain on Vulcan. They are called “Spirits
    • “,Spirits of Will.”
    • The third kind of spirits with the self-conscious
    • (supra-psychic) object consciousness is called “Spirits of
    • beings, the so-called “Spirits of Form,” begins. They
    • form. This activity of the “Spirits of Form” is completed
    • Then follows the activity of the “Spirits of
    • Darkness.” which are also called “Spirits of
    • the following chapters) But the “Spirits of Personality”
    • their work on the human body, the “Spirits of
    • These spirits implant selfhood, egoism in the body
    • The work of these spirits is succeeded around the
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  • Title: Book: The Life of the Sun
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    • man here is carried out by the spirits which have already been
    • Those spirits which are called “Radiating
    • (round) is the labor of the “Spirits of Wisdom”
    • little later this labor is joined by that of the “Spirits of
    • It thus again becomes mobile. In the same way the “Spirits of
    • Spirits of Twilight” (Angels, Lunar Pitris)
    • Spirits of Wisdom” again intervene. While in their
    • Spirits of Wisdom” have given him the possibility of
    • In the meantime however, these “Spirits of
    • physical body its material basis. The substance of the “Spirits
    • Spirits.”
    • of the second Sun cycle, when the “Spirits of Motion” can
    • Spirits of Form” begins. Through them the ether body,
    • these “Spirits of Form” receive a consciousness like that
    • supra-psychic consciousness. These spirits attain this as a fruit of
    • Through a similar process the “Spirits of
    • be influenced from the astral world. The “Spirits of
    • now implanted in it the Spirit of selfhood (independence and
    • can see how these spirits imparted egoism in all the members of the
    • Spirits of Personality” made use of the physical body
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  • Title: Book: Life on the Moon
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    • already starts around the middle of the second-the Spirits of Motion
    • — the Spirits of Form shape this astral body in such a way that
    • middle of the fourth Moon cycle onward, the Spirits of Personality
    • brought to this point by the shaping spirits in the successive stages
    • course of the Moon (round) by the Spirits of Motion, in the second by
    • the Spirits of Fire, and in the fifth by those of Twilight. To be
    • exact, this labor of the Spirits of Twilight takes place from
    • that the Spirits of Personality are engaged on the astral body the
    • same is the case with the Spirits of Twilight with respect to the
    • of the Moon by the Spirits of Wisdom, in the second by those of
    • activity of the Fire Spirits takes place concurrently with the labor
    • of the Spirits of Personality on the astral body, that is, from the
    • an ether body in which the Spirits of Fire perform theirs, and
    • finally of an astral body in which the Spirits of Personality perform
    • That the Spirits of Twilight work on the physical
    • to the level of humanity, as did the Spirits of Personality in
    • the same cycle on Saturn and the Fire Spirits on the Sun. One must
    • Spirits of Twilight from the middle of the fourth course of the Moon
    • predisposition to what is called “spirit self”
    • (Manas). This “spirit self” attains its full
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  • Title: Book: The Life of Earth
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    • As has been shown, higher spirits actively work on
    • received the capacity for joy and pain through the Spirits of
    • Spirits.
    • last Saturn cycle the spirit man (Atma) was formed with the
    • help of the Spirits of Will (Thrones). During the penultimate
    • Sun cycle, the life-spirit (Buddhi) was joined to it with the
    • cycle, the spirit-self (Manas) united with the two others
    • consisting of spirit man (Atma), life-spirit (Buddhi),
    • and spirit-self (Manas). The lower and the higher nature of
    • astral body. Now the Spirits of Personality seize upon this higher
    • astral body do the Fire Spirits now accomplish their work, while in
    • the ether body the Spirits of Twilight are active, and in the
    • which formed the spirit man (Atma) with the help of the
    • Thrones on Saturn, the life-spirit (Buddhi) with the
    • assistance of the Cherubim on the Sun, and the spirit-self
    • the assistance of the Spirits of Wisdom, of Motion, and of Form.
    • These are now united with spirit-self, life-spirit, and spirit-man
    • the Spirits of Form which act here in the most significant way. They
    • been left behind, it is exclusively the Fire Spirits which remain
    • active, while in the ether body of the plants it is the Spirits of
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  • Title: Book: The Fourfold Man of Earth
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    • development of the “spirit self” (Manas), the
    • transformation of the ether or life body creates the life spirit
    • the true “spirit man” (Atma). The transformation
    • science of the spirit and their pupils.
    • the spirit, the physical body is not something fixed, something
    • of view of the science of the spirit shows that these are at very
    • the science of the spirit, the heart and its relation to the
    • them. In so doing, this science of the spirit succeeds in casting
    • striated” muscle. The science of the spirit indicates the
    • comprehensive insight of the science of the spirit into the relation
    • blood. The insight of the science of the spirit shows something quite
    • in this way from the point of view of the science of the Spirit. It
    • spirit, both an anatomy and a physiology exist. The anatomy and
    • by the anatomy and physiology of the science of the spirit in a not
    • only proceed from the true research of the science of the spirit.
    • science of the spirit continue to spin their ideas in empty air. It
    • The following presents itself to spiritual
    • spiritual and mental parts of man take place. Everything physical and
    • material finds its explanation through the spiritual. Light is shed
    • spiritual.
  • Title: Book: Answers to Questions
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    • spirit, of theosophy, to the so-called secret sciences?
    • told only as much as was appropriate for his intellectual, spiritual,
    • mystery science have been popularized by the science of the spirit.
    • spiritual scientific conception of life. As long as the peoples had
    • outlook of the science of the spirit is not an arbitrary development,
    • mastering the teachings of the science of the spirit with the
    • understood, the truths of the science of the spirit will give man a
    • scientist of the spirit at the same time. But, however, one must be
  • Title: Book: Prejudices Arising from Alleged Science (1904)
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    • truth to accept spiritual scientific (theosophical) insights. And
    • Many statements of the scientist of the spirit must appear entirely
    • communications of the science of the spirit. If a feeling for such
    • the spirit are nowhere in conflict with the factual research of
    • future, will bring it into full harmony with what spiritual research
    • From the Akasha Chronicle, it is rather the soul-spiritual
    • observation, and it must even be said that the spiritual researcher
    • sense of spiritual research is easily misled. With such observations
    • needing correction. They interest the spiritual researcher less
    • at present already carries the waters of the springs of spiritual
    • research. It cannot be emphasized too strongly that spiritual
    • and correspondingly, the belief in evil spirits and demons naturally
    • it the belief in good and benevolent spirits. But on the whole, both
    • previously. In this view, the science of the spirit is declared to be
    • truth? If it is true that one should not deduce a spiritual life from
    • fear and hope, is it then right to deny this spiritual life because
    • the spiritual researcher is in the following position. He says to
    • part are the spiritual facts, through which the occurrence of
    • something lived and experienced by spiritual research.
    • realizing it, nothing other than the opinion that those spiritual
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  • Title: Book: Contents: Cosmic Memory
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    • of the Science of the Spirit (1904)
  • Title: Book: Introduction: Cosmic Memory
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    • tragic life-experience on the one hand, and the spirit of the
    • Philosophy of Spiritual Activity as the title of the English
    • Science of the Spirit), published in 1907.
    • which Steiner gave the name, the science of the spirit, or
    • this science of the spirit:
    • the science of the spirit will give man a true foundation for his
    • dealing with the science of the spirit is designed. This involves the
    • repeatedly that a book on the science of the spirit does not exist
    • experiences a kind of awakening of spiritual life within
    • first written expression of a cosmology resulting from that spiritual
    • standing-within the spiritual world.” In his autobiography he
    • “Out of the experience of the spiritual world in general
    • the reality of the spiritual world because he could experience this
    • spiritual world directly. However, only after nearly forty years was
    • information regarding this spiritual world.
  • Title: Book: Preface: Preface by the Editor of the German Edition (1939)
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    • study of the science of the spirit. However, some may find it
    • to a more delicate spiritual conceptualization and to a concrete
    • activities and other occupations. Apart from the results of spiritual
    • for those who are advanced in the study of the science of the spirit,
    • (Spiritual Beings and Their Effects) which has just appeared and

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