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The Source of Speech

Hermann Beckh’s lectures on language—published here in English for the first time—offer a unique and penetrating discussion of the origins and evolution of speech. Based on his professional knowledge of Tibetan, Sanskrit, and Pali—as well as complete fluency in at least six other ancient languages and nine modern languages—and accompanied by a heartfelt understanding of Anthroposophy, these ...
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 - Release: 01/13/2020

Jerusalem

“The better I understand the roots of the Hebrew people and its universal-human mission, the better I shall understand the nature of humanity and itsmission; and the more human I become, in the most universal sense, anchored in a new spiritual knowledge and practice, the more fulfilled, active and creative Ican be at the roots of my existence as a Jew and an Israeli.” —Yeshayahu ...
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 - Release: 05/31/2019

The Mutual Evolution of Earth and Humanity

This epic work by Dankmar Bosse presents, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of the evolution of the earth and its natural kingdoms, based primarily on geology and paleontology, and with reference to the results of Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual-scientific research. “The Evolution of the Cosmos and Humanity,” chapter 4 of Rudolf Steiner’s fundamental work in 1910, An Outline of Esoteric ...
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9781584209843 Hardback
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 - Release: 04/22/2019

In the Shadow of the Machine

Contemporary life is deeply reliant on digital technology, and computers have come to dominate nearly every aspect of our culture. What is the philosophical and spiritual significance of this dependence on electronic technology for our relationship to nature and for the future of humanity? Moreover, what processes in human perception and awareness have produced the situation in which we find ...
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9781912230143 Paperback
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 - Release: 08/13/2018

Sources of Religious Worship

Different forms of religious worship and ritual have been present throughout the development of human beings, from early stone-age ritual, nature religion, and ancestor worship to faiths from which Christianity and the Eucharist emerged.  In this book, Bastiaan Baan traces the origins and metamorphosis of human religion in historical, theological, and humanistic terms, examining its significance ...
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 - Release: 06/15/2018

Ancient Myths and the New Isis Mystery

7 lectures, Dornach, January 4–13, 1918 (CW 180); 1 lecture, December 24, 1920 (CW 202) “In this series of lectures, Rudolf Steiner repeatedly challenges us to awaken a new way of thinking that can truly penetrate into the social questions surrounding us. As he so often did, Steiner emphasizes how Spiritual Science can, indeed must, address the pressing issues of the day. It might seem strange ...
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9781621482284 Paperback
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 - Release: 05/21/2018

History through Stories

Fourth volume in the Storytelling Schools Series “Our storytelling evokes and nourishes the inner, imaginative world—our ultimate source of creativity. Through stories we tap into an ancient vein of tradition, offering inspiration, wonder, and insight to the audience, whether for entertainment, education, team building, or healing.” —Chris Smith History Through Stories is designed to engage ...
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 - Release: 11/15/2016

The Sufferings of the Nathan Soul

“Humanity must embark upon a conscious grasp of today’s events. For this reason, we must come to know Christ better, and this is connected with insight into the nature of the human being, Jesus of Nazareth” (Rudolf Steiner). On 1 June 1914, Rudolf Steiner spoke in Basel for the last time before the outbreak of World War I, and for the last time ever in all his lectures and writings about the ...
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 - Release: 09/01/2016

The Grail and the Development of Conscience

Karl König often gave lectures based on the Christian festivals, and the selections in this book were first presented at Eastertime. The central theme is the development of conscience and memory, which raises questions about individual freedom and spirituality, particularly in the context of community-building. Running parallel with the main theme, König discusses a number of subjects close to ...
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9781782502678 Paperback
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 - Release: 08/17/2016

Love and the Evolution of Consciousness

“Love is ultimately the most meaningful of human experiences. In all its various forms, love leads us to the fulfillment of human existence. Love has the power to unite us with our true self, to unite us with the spiritual essence in others, and it has the power to carry us on wings of selflessness to unite with the Divine.” In this compelling and meticulously crafted book, Karen Rivers ...
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 - Release: 08/01/2016

The Sacred Mysteries of Egypt

The Egyptian Book of the Dead, and other papyri and paintings, have long held a fascination for modern people, but they are easily and often dismissed as superstitions, fanciful poetry. In recent times, however, serious interest in them has reawakened. What is their origin and could they still hold wisdom for us today? Frank Teichmann has researched Egyptian civilization for more than forty ...
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 - Release: 06/30/2016

The Ten Commandments in Evolution

After some three millennia, why write anything further on the Ten Commandments? They have been discussed, parsed, codified, moralized, and much more. In this book, Ernst Katz discusses the Ten Commandments in terms of the evolution of human consciousness, suggesting that we need to view this ancient moral guide in whole new ways.  Using the Spiritual Science of Rudolf Steiner and his lifetime of ...
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 - Release: 06/15/2016

The Spiritual Origins of Eastern Europe and the Future Mysteries of the Holy Grail

Although Eastern Europe has been part of the Christian world for more than a thousand years, its spiritual identity remains a mystery. This mystery, says Sergei Prokofieff, cannot be solved fully without looking behind outer events and seeking spiritual–metahistorical–dimensions of reality. By illuminating the illusion of apparent history, Prokofieff reveals the forces that work to hinder true ...
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9781906999919 Paperback
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 - Release: 05/13/2016

From Symptom to Reality in Modern History

9 lectures, Dornach, October 18 – November 3, 1918 (CW 185) In a radical approach to understanding current affairs and history, Steiner presents a method of penetrating to the hidden causes and realities behind outer appearance. He tells us that contemporary life cannot be fully understood by an analysis restricted to external events. Deeper levels of meaning are revealed when we begin to view ...
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9781855844148 Paperback
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 - Release: 09/15/2015

In the Sign of Five: 1879-1899-1933-1998-Today

“Spiritual knowledge is not given to us as in ancient times. By spiritual means it must be struggled and striven for against a host of demons.... We must therefore get to know the powers that would cover up and obscure all spiritual knowledge.” (from the preface) “The world seems to be standing within a demonic storm that threatens to overwhelm it,” states T. H. Meyer at the outset of this ...
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 - Release: 09/15/2015