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From the Foreword to the First Edition (1931)
Lecture One — Dornach, 10 June 1923
THE HOMELESS SOULS
The homeless souls — the minority who feel uncomfortable with
their earthly life — have always sought spiritual nourishment;
and many find their way to anthroposophy.
Lecture Two — Dornach, 11 June 1923
THE UNVEILING OF SPIRITUAL TRUTHS
At the end of the nineteenth century spiritual knowledge gradually
become accessible, through a variety of methods, to humanity.
Lecture Three — Dornach, 12 June 1923
THE OPPOSITION TO SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS
The opposition to spiritual truths had been carefully prepared for in
some quarters, but it also reflected contemporary attitudes.
Lecture Four — Dornach, 13 June 1923
SPIRITUAL TRUTHS AND THE PHYSICAL WORLD
Despite the personal bias that entered H.P. Blavatsky's writings,
they spoke to the soul-life of those seeking a spiritual element that
could not be found in the physical world.
Lecture Five — Dornach, 14 June 1923
THE DECLINE OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
As the Theosophical Society became partisan so it declined while
anthroposophy continued to follow its original course.
Lecture Six — Dornach, 15 June 1923
THE EMERGENCE OF THE ANTHROPOSOPHIC MOVEMENT
Anthroposophy gradually grew in strength — never attempting
more than could be practically managed.
Lecture Seven — Dornach, 16 June 1923
THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE ANTHROPOSOPHIC MOVEMENT
Anthroposophy entered a third phase in 1914 but was now experiencing
inner, in addition to outer, opposition.
Lecture Eight — Dornach, 17 June 1923
RESPONSIBILITY TO ANTHROPOSOPHY
The Anthroposophic Movement arose out of the real world and its
spiritual needs, but its adherents must take responsibility, and in
the correct manner, to ensure its continuance.
Chronology of Rudolf Steiner's Life