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Four Seasons and the Archangels

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These lectures contain profound descriptions of the experience of the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty Archangels are described: Michael in autumn at Michaelmas, Gabriel in winter at Christmas, Raphael in spring at Easter, and Uriel in summer at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless meditative study. Included are 5 color plates of Steiner's blackboard drawings.

By Rudolf Steiner

Translated by C. Davy and D.S. Osmond
Bn/GA 229

These lectures contain profound descriptions of the experience of the year in four Cosmic Imaginations. The activities of four mighty Archangels are described: Michael in autumn at Michaelmas, Gabriel in winter at Christmas, Raphael in spring at Easter, and Uriel in summer at St. John's Tide. These Imaginations provide material for endless meditative study. Included are 5 color plates of Steiner's blackboard drawings.

These five lectures were given by Rudolf Steiner at Dornach in October of 1923. The are from the lecture series entitled, The Close Experiencing of the Running of the Year in Four Cosmic Immaginations published in German as, Das Miterleben des Jahreslaufes in Vier Kosmischen Imaginationen. (vol. 229 in the Bibliographic Survey).

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

Copyright © 1968
This e.Text edition is provided with the cooperation of:
The Rudolf Steiner Press
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Thanks to an anonymous donation, this Lecture Series has been made available.

CONTENTS

 Cover Sheet  
Publisher's Note
Contents
 
Lecture I: The Michael Imagination October 05, 1923
Lecture II: The Christmas Imagination October 06, 1923
Lecture III: The Easter Imagination October 07, 1923
Lecture IV: The St. John Imagination October 12, 1923
Lecture V: The Working Together of the Four Archangels October 13, 1923
 
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