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Alchemy: The Evolution of the Mysteries
     

Alchemy: The Evolution of the Mysteries

by Rudolf Steiner
 
The Pocket Library of Spiritual Wisdom is an exciting new book series of original contributions by Rudolf Steiner to human knowledge from metaphysical dimensions of reality normally hidden from everyday consciousness. With his philosophical and scientific training, Steiner brought a new systematic discipline to the field of spiritual research, as well as fully

Overview

The Pocket Library of Spiritual Wisdom is an exciting new book series of original contributions by Rudolf Steiner to human knowledge from metaphysical dimensions of reality normally hidden from everyday consciousness. With his philosophical and scientific training, Steiner brought a new systematic discipline to the field of spiritual research, as well as fully conscious methods and comprehensive results. These books highlight samples of his work with excerpts from his many talks and writings on some of the most fascinating themes in contemporary spiritual research. They are easy-to-read, accessible texts with helpful introductions, commentary, and notes.

This volume discusses:

- Alchemy and the Rise of the Modern Mysteries

- The Loss of the Divine and the Alchemical Quest

- Mysteries of the Metals

- The Standpoint of Human Wisdom Today

- Alchemy and Consciousness - the Transformation Alchemy and Archangels

- The Alchemy of Nature - Mercury, Sulphur, Salt

- Beyond Nature Consciousness - the Spiritual Goal

Author Biography: Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) became a respected and well-published scientific, literary, and philosophical scholar, particularly known for his work on Goethe's scientific writings. At the beginning of the twentieth century, he began to develop his earlier philosophical principles into an approach to methodical research of psychological and spiritual phenomena. His multifaceted genius has led to innovative and holistic approaches in medicine, philosophy, religion, education (Waldorf schools), special education (the Camphill movement), economics, agriculture (biodynamics), science, architecture, and the arts (drama, speech andeurythmy). In 1924 he founded the General Anthroposophical Society, which has branches throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855843301
Publisher:
Rudolf Steiner Press
Publication date:
04/10/2013
Series:
Pocket Library of Spiritual Wisdom
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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