Articles from “Lucifer-Gnosis,” 1903–1908
Anthroposophy and the Social Question,
Spiritual Science and the Social Question,
Reincarnation and Immortality:
The Science of Spirit and the Social Question,
The Fundamental Social Law,
La Loi Sociale Fondamentale,
The Education of the Child in the Light of Anthroposophy,
Reincarnation and Karma,
Grundlegende Aufsätze zur Anthroposophie und Berichte aus der
Zeitschrift “Luzifer” und “Lucifer-Gnosis,” 1903–1908.
Die Erziehung des Kindes,
vom Gesichtspunkte der Geisteswissenschaft,
Reinkarnation und Karma.
Vom Standpunkte der modernen Naturwissenschaft notwendige Vorstellungen (1903),
Wie Karma wirkt (1903).
(Written 1903; Bn / GA 34)
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Basic articles on anthroposophy and reports from the magazine
“Lucifer” and “Lucifer Gnosis,”
“Lucifer” or “Lucifer-gnosis” was the first
and only anthroposophical magazine that Rudolf Steiner had maintained
for years ... he wrote for it and maintained it himself. His published
in anthroposophical essays cover basic topics: initiation and Mysteries
– Reincarnation and Karma – From the human aura –
the supernatural world and its knowledge, and many others. In addition,
there are especially the regularly published reports of the theosophical
movement, both in social terms and biographical, are of great interest.
Although Rudolf Steiner wrote many essays, and many in this
Articles from Lucifer Gnosis GA/Bn, few have been translated into
English. Many are dated and seem not to receive top priority from
translators. For this particular GA/Bn, of the 105 total entries, 97
of the entries listed in the contents remain untranslated!
- Luzifer-Gnosis, 1903–1908.
Grundlegende Aufsaetze zur Anthroposophie und Berichte aus der
Zeitschrift “Luzifer” und “Lucifer-Gnosis”
German language editions: 1960, 1987
- Bn 34.1.01 Lucifer,
June, 1903, typed, London reference: Z-447
- Bn 34.1.05 Reincarnation and Karma,
October, November, 1903,
Bn RSU/Hae, Bn RSU/RKKW, London referene: RSE-481
- Bn 34.1.06 How Karma Works, or Destiny or Karma,
published by: Harry Collison, London, 1931,
Rudolf Steiner Pres, London, 1931,
udolf Steiner Pres, London, 192_,
Bn RSU/Hae, Bn RSU/RKKW, Bn RSU/TEH, London reference: RSE-481
- Bn 34.1.08 The Human Aura,
January to April 1904, Bn RSU/SR
- Bn 34.1.10 Aristotle on Mystery Dramas,
September, 1904, London reference: NSL-420
- Bn 34.1.17 Anthroposophy and the Social Question,
October, 1905, published by:
Harry Collison, 1924,
Anthroposophic Press, New York, 1958,
Mercury Press, Spring valley, New York, 1982,
translator: Harry Collison
Bn RSU/Nat, Bn RSU/ReIm, London reference: RSE-242
Free Deeds, Autumn 1964
- Bn 34.1.18 Haeckel, the Riddle of the Universe, and Theosophy,
5 October 1905, in Bn RSU/TEH, Bn RSU/Hae
Also see 30.2.24, S-1131
- Bn 34.1.23 The Education of the Child in the Light of Spiritual Science/Anthroposophy,
in Bn RSU/ECELE, Bn RSU/ROL
Rajput Press, Chicago, 1911,
Theosophical Publishing, Co., London, 1911,
Threefold Commonwealth, London, 1922,
Anthroposophic Press, London and Anthroposophic Press, New York,1928,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1938,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London and Anthroposophic Press, New York, 1942,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1943,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1947,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1955,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1965, translator: George Adams, M Adams,
Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1975,
Anthroposophic Press, New York, 1981, translator: George Adams, MA
Bn 34 / GA 34 ... Selections ...
This edition of Anthroposophy and the Social Question, first published
in 1982, is a translation of three essays by Dr. Rudolf Steiner which
first appeared in the journal “Lucifer-Gnosis”, October
1905/1906, under the title Geisteswissenschaft and soziale Frage.
The most recent German edition appeared in Vol. 34 of the Rudolf Steiner
Gesamtausgabe published by the Rudolf Steiner — Nachlassverwaltung
in Dornach, Switzerland, 1960.
The German title of the essay is
Die Erziehung des Kindes vom Gesichtspunkte der Geisteswissenschaft
to be found in Bibl. Nr. 34 in the complete edition in German of Steiner's
This English translation is published in agreement with the Rudolf
Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, 4143 Dornach, Switzerland.
Two essays originally published in Luzifer/Gnosis.
This translation has been authorized for the western hemisphere
by agreement with the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung,
They were translated by Lisa D. Monges.
The theme of the article included here, is in direct connection
with the Western Esoteric Tradition. Their precise, objective presentation
are an updating and application of this tradition to the psychic and
spiritual requirements of the 20th century.
Geisteswissenschaft Und Soziale Frage.
(The Science of Spirit and the Social Question. An essay written in
1905 and published in Lucifer-Gnosis, Berlin, Germany)
Geisteswissenschaft Und Soziale Frage: The Science
of the Spirit and the Social Question, also known as:
Anthroposophy and the Social Question.
An essay written in 1905 and originally published in Lucifer-Gnosis,
This translation has been authorized for the western hemisphere by
agreement with the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
The translator is unknown.
This essay is a fragment, or contained in another article,
Anthroposophy and the Social Question
which is also on this site.
Cet essai est un fragment, ou contenues dans un autre article,
l'anthroposophie et la question sociale
qui est également sur ce site.
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