Rosicrucianism renewed: the unity of art, science, and religion : the theosophical Congress of Whitsun 1907 : essays and lectures from 1907, 1909, and 1911 with reports by Marie Steiner ... [et al.]

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SteinerBooks, Incorporated, 2007 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 325 pages
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The Unity of Art, Science and Religion, The Theosophical Congress of Whitsum 1907 The Congress of the Federation of the European section of the Theosophia Society was held in Munich at Whitsun 1907 and marked the emergency of Anthroposophy from Theosophy. Rudolf Steiner surprised some participants and dismayed others when he introduced the Rosicrucian path-a path of thinking, and the unification of art, science and religion into the greater theosophical tradition.

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Within these lectures Rudolf Steiner comments about the latter half of 21st century. It may be important to be aware of that comment.
John Moses

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Austrian-born Rudolf Steiner was a noted Goethe (see Vol. 2) scholar and private student of the occult who became involved with Theosophy in Germany in 1902, when he met Annie Besant (1847--1933), a devoted follower of Madame Helena P. Blavatsky (1831--1891). In 1912 he broke with the Theosophists because of what he regarded as their oriental bias and established a system of his own, which he called Anthroposophy (anthro meaning "man"; sophia sophia meaning "wisdom"), a "spiritual science" he hoped would restore humanism to a materialistic world. In 1923 he set up headquarters for the Society of Anthroposophy in New York City. Steiner believed that human beings had evolved to the point where material existence had obscured spiritual capacities and that Christ had come to reverse that trend and to inaugurate an age of spiritual reintegration. He advocated that education, art, agriculture, and science be based on spiritual principles and infused with the psychic powers he believed were latent in everyone. The world center of the Anhthroposophical Society today is in Dornach, Switzerland, in a building designed by Steiner. The nonproselytizing society is noted for its schools.

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