The Mystery of Death
Das Geheimnis des Todes
Fifteen individual lectures between 31 Jan. and 19 June 1915 in various cities.
The passage of man through the gate of death - a transformation of life / Spiritual science and the riddles of death / Deeper connections in European history / The intervention of the Christ impulse in historical events / Moral impulses and their results. The relationship of the European peoples to their folk spirits / The occult basis of the Christmas festival. The meaning of sacrificial deaths / War, a disease process. Central Europe and the Slavic East / Contemporary Spirits and Folk Spirits / Central Europe between East and West / Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman / The Etheric Body as a Reflection of the Universe / Commonality Above Us, Christ in Us / Experiences of Man after Passage through the Gate of Death / The Cognitive Overcoming of Death.
- Rudolf Steiner: Das Geheimnis des Todes. Wesen und Bedeutung Mitteleuropas und die europäischen Volksgeister, GA 159 [GA 159/160] (1980), ISBN 3-7274-1590-8 English: rsarchive.org German: pdf pdf(2) html mobi epub archive.org
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