Lectures

The Castle Siebeneichen / Where Novalis Wrote “Hymns to the Night,” “Heinrich von Ofterdingen,” & Other Works

  Easter, 2024 Dear Friends, On May 2, 2021, Section friends and members celebrated the 249th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich von Hardenberg, the poet Novalis, by taking a virtual tour of the Castle Siebeneichen.      A Journey to Dresden The...

“Ghost Modernism” / Initiation, Shamanism, & Soul Recovery

"Fastnacht Celebrant" / Photo by Bertram Mouton   "Along with the feeling of dread for the advent of modernity . . . another important aspect of the modernist attitude -- perhaps the most important aspect for our purposes –  is a turn to mythology and the deep...

“The Jealousy of the Gods” / “The Jealousy of Human Beings”

Artwork: "Die Feuerpredigt" by  Marion Donehower  (Visual Arts Section)   Lecture Eight World History in the Light of Anthroposophy With a Brief Literary Critical Commentary   A Presentation to the Faust Branch Of Work Arising from the Section for the...

“Remembering the Beginnings”

  Dear Friends, Happy New Year 2024. May the Phoenix bring you blessings! Here is a video of a presentation arising from our Section work together. This presentation occurred during the Holy Nights at a Zoom meeting organized by  "Anthroposophy in the Bay Area"...