Lectures & Performances

“Celebrating the Mountain” / All Souls, 2021

“The Sacred Mountain” by Paul Gaugin “Celebrating the Mountain” This 30-minute chaptered video features original poetry written by poet-members of the Section for the Literary Arts and Humanities of the School for Spiritual Science in North America. The poems were...

Performance Video/A Poem by Johann von Goethe “Welcome and Departure” (“Wilkommen und Abschied”)

In 1770-1771 Goethe, twenty-one years old, lived in Strasbourg as a law student. He had recently recovered from a near fatal illness, and in the flush of recovery he came to an understanding of his poetic genius. This is a famous love poem that originated at that time...

James Joyce, Modernism, & the Unborn

“Odysseus und Kalypso” Max Beckmann, 1943 Video Presentation by Bruce Donehower, Ph.D. Click here to watch the video. In this 39-minute video recording from a Section for the Literary Arts and Humanities meeting held on June 19, 2021, Bruce Donehower offers an...

Owen Barfield: A Video Presentation by Fred Dennehy, Ph.D.

“Owen Barfield: The Soul of a Word” In this 30-minute video recording from a Section for Literary Arts and Humanities meeting held on June 5, 2021, Fred Dennehy provides an introduction to the world and mind of Owen Barfield. https://vimeo.com/560277889 “We are...