A Journal for Friends & Members of the Section for the Literary Arts & Humanities of the School for Spiritual Science in North America who follow ongoing Section Meetings that originate in California. 

Next Meeting: December 3, 7-8 pm Pacific:
Jennifer Greene: “The Grammar of Perception”
Meetings are facilitated by Bruce Donehower, Ph.D., North American Collegium Section Representative

“Friends, the soil is poor. We must scatter abundant seed to ensure even a middling harvest.”  — Novalis

Featured Topics

Shakespeare / A View from the Stage & Glimpse from the Gallery

Shakespeare / A View from the Stage & Glimpse from the Gallery

At the meeting on October 29, 2022, Fred Dennehy brought Shakespeare back into our Section conversations. Fred surveyed the authorship question and then moved to the play Hamlet. Fred has acted in several plays by Shakespeare, and he enlivened the evening with a close look at Shakespeare's use of language for the stage and with an actor's reading of a scene from the play. Fred provided an actor's view of Shakespeare; and I provided a glimpse from the gallery and summarized what Rudolf Steiner had to say about Shakespeare.   Chaptered Video Presentation   This presentation follows...

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“Atlantis” by Novalis

“Atlantis” by Novalis

Artwork by Marion Donehower / "Atlantis"   A Fresh Translation for the 21st Century!     On May 21, 2022, friends and members of the Section...

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Our First In-Person New Moon Salon!  /  Well . . . Since the Start of the Covid Crisis

Our First In-Person New Moon Salon! / Well . . . Since the Start of the Covid Crisis

  "The long night had just begun. The old hero struck his shield, and it resounded far and wide through the desolate streets of the city. He made the sign three times.” — Novalis, from Klingsohr’s Fairytale   It was three years ago, at about this time in 2019, that the local group came together for the last New Moon Salon before the Covid crisis. At that last salon in 2019, we heard Patricia Dickson premiere Two Songs by Wm. Blake. Little did we know that for the next three years we would not be able to have an in-person salon! Well, on Saturday, November 12, we began again. It was...

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Friends and members of the Section for the Literary Arts and Humanities of the School for Spiritual Science in North America have met regularly and continuously in Fair Oaks since 2010.  In March 2020, we opened our meetings to Section friends and members worldwide by use of Zoom.

Our meetings have a hybrid character—local friends and members attend in-person and distant friends and members use Zoom. Livestreaming is used for some events.

Address

On the American River
San Juan Heights
California
North America

Our Meetings

For the past twelve years, the local Section for Literary Arts & Humanities group in Fair Oaks has met continuously — and often weekly! Join the conversation!

Contact

Do get in touch if you have observations or wish to know more.