As a thank you to our members, SteinerBooks would like to share a preview of our first audiobook, Autobiography: Chapters in the Course of My Life: 1861-1907 by Rudolf Steiner.
Written in weekly installments for Das Goetheanum, December 9, 1923 - April 5, 1925 (CW 28)
Rudolf Steiner seldom spoke of himself in a personal way, but in his Autobiography we are offered a rare glimpse into some of the most intimate aspects of his inner life, his personal relationships, and significant events that helped to shape the philosopher, seer, and teacher he became.
This edition restores the original format of seventy chapters, just as Rudolf Steiner wrote them and submitted them to the Goetheanum weekly newsletter. This autobiography is not merely a narrative of his successes and failures, but primarily the story of a soul possessed of a precise and probing scientific mind and a natural clairvoyant ability to see into the spiritual world.
Although naturally clairvoyant, Rudolf Steiner always recognized the integrity and importance of modern scientific methods. Thus he developed a modern discipline he called Anthroposophy and Spiritual Science. During the century that followed the events related in this autobiography, Steiner's insights have touched and enriched numerous areas of life in ways that continue to transform people’s lives in the twenty-first century.
Series Foreword, Introduction, and Chronological Context
Part 1: Seeds of Awakening, Wiener-Neustadt to Vienna, 1861-1890
Part 2: Fertile Ground, Weimar, 1890-1897
Part 3: Must I Remain Unable to Speak?, Berlin, 1897-1907
A Chronology of Rudolf Steiner’s Life and Work by Paul Allen
Editorial and Reference Notes by Paul Allen (updated)
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