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Goethe's Secret Revelation

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Goethe's Secret Revelation

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The theme of Goethe's Secret Revelation is that the process of initiation is followed by a loss of innocence and a struggle for survival in the pursuit of Truth. The trials and tribulations of everyday life are the proving ground for the Initiate. Eventually, we regain our innocence through consciousness of our Inner Self.

By Rudolf Steiner

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The theme of Goethe's Secret Revelation is that the process of initiation is followed by a loss of innocence and a struggle for survival in the pursuit of Truth. The trials and tribulations of everyday life are the proving ground for the Initiate. Eventually, we regain our innocence through consciousness of our Inner Self.

These lectures are the 2nd, 3rd, 13th and 14th in the series entitled, Where and How Does One Find the Spirit? They were published in German as, Wo und Wie Findet Man Den Geist? (vol. 57 in the Bibliographic Survey).

This volume is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Copyright © 1980
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CONTENTS

 Cover Sheet  
Publisher's Preface
Preface by Marie Steiner
 
P A R T   O N E
 
Lecture I: Goethe's Secret Revelation: (a) Exoteric October 22, 1908
Lecture II: Goethe's Secret Revelation: (b) Esoteric October 24, 1908
 
P A R T   T W O
 
Lecture III: The Riddle in Faust: (a) Exoteric March 11, 1909
Lecture IV: The Riddle in Faust: (b) Esoteric March 12, 1909




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