Lectures given between 1909 and 1916
in Munich and Bern
Translation edited by
Christopher Bamford and
Sabine H. Seiler
The lectures in this book were
published from stenographic records not revised by the lecturer.
“Individuality and the Group-Soul” and “The God
Within and the God of Outer Revelation” appear in German in
Die tieferen Geheimnisse des Menschheitswerdens im Lichte der
Evangelien (Vol. 117 in the Collected Works). “The Lord of
the Soul” is published in German in Exkurse in das Gebiet
des Markus-Evangeliums (Vol. 124 in the Collected Works), and the
German text of “The Universal Human: The Unification of
Humanity through the Christ Impulse” appears in Die geistige
Vereinigung der Menschheit durch den Christus-Impuls (Vol. 165 in
the Collected Works). All three titles are published by Rudolf
Steiner Verlag in Dornach, Switzerland.
All Bible quotations in this volume are taken from
The New Oxford Annotated Bible,
Standard Revised Version.
The publishers acknowledge with gratitude
the help of Gilbert Church, Ph.D. who revised an earlier translation
of these lectures.