The Spiritual Foundation of Morality
Francis of Assisi and the Mission of Love
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By Rudolf Steiner
Translated by M. Cotterell
Copyright © 1970
Based on a study of the life of Francis of Assisi, Steiner shows how the
development of morality is based on the belief in the Divine at the bottom
of every human soul, on the boundless love that springs from this belief,
and on the hope for each human soul that it can find its way back to the
This volume is a translation from the German of
Christus und die Menschliche Seele. Ueber den Sinn
des Lebens. Theosophische Moral. Anthroposophie und Christentum,
(Vol. 155 in the Bibliographical Survey. 1961.),
three lectures given by Rudolf Steiner at Norrköping,
Sweden, May 28-29-30, 1912, translated by M. Cotterell.
Cover design by Dennis Shields.
Presented here with the kind permission of the
Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach.
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