By Rudolf Steiner

In the course of Pentecost 1908―seven years after he had given the area his e-book Christianity As Mystical Fact and the 1st intimation of the implications of his Christ experience―Rudolf Steiner all started his nice paintings of renewing humanity's figuring out of the secret of Golgotha and its that means for human and earthly evolution. consequently, he grew to become to the private, so much non secular of the Gospels―that of the start up St. John.

during this lecture direction, readers will locate that the incarnation, demise, and resurrection of the Divine observe, or trademarks, unearths the venture of the Earth: Love. We examine of the mysteries at the back of Lazarus' resurrection, the "I AM" sayings, and the seven levels of initiation. We come to appreciate that the Gospel of St. John is a constant religious presence―to be recalled, contemplated, and permeated with one's personal lifestyles. In doing so, we discovered that our purpose―and that of all humankind―is to turn into the Virgin Sophia, a receptical for the Holy Spirit.

All of Steiner's paintings, as Marie Steiner writes in her advent, used to be "to pave how you can Christ." certainly, on the end of those lectures, Rudolf Steiner acknowledged:

It will emerge as understood that Christianity is simply starting its impact and should satisfy its actual undertaking in simple terms while it really is understood in its precise, religious form.... The extra those lectures are understood during this feel, the higher they are going to be understood as they have been intended.

This quantity is vital if one is to really comprehend Rudolf Steiner's realizing of esoteric Christianity and its position on the planet at the present time and sooner or later.

Contents:

  1. The Doctrine of the Logos
  2. Esoteric Christianity
  3. The challenge of the Earth
  4. The elevating of Lazarus
  5. The Seven levels of Initiation
  6. The "I AM"
  7. The secret of Golgotha
  8. Human Evolution in Its Relation to the Christ Principle
  9. The Prophetical files of the starting place of Christianity
  10. The impact of the Christ Principle
  11. Christian Initiation
  12. the character of the Virgin Sophia and of the Holy Spirit

This quantity is a translation of Das Johannes-Evangelium (GA 103).

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