Deepenings

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For 100 years, the founding moment of the Anthroposophical Society and School for Spiritual Science has been called “The Christmas Conference.” It was a conference at Christmas, but it was not only that—it was also a Christmas conference that signaled a beginning. The title of the last day of our...
Rudolf Steiner held the Christmas Conference as an encounter with and response to the dramatic events of the twentieth century. From our vantage point today, his intention is evident and is also a mission: to bring the impulse of that time into realization. After the Christmas conference (this present one),...

Deepenings

Essays

For 100 years, the founding moment of the Anthroposophical Society and School for Spiritual Science has been called “The Christmas Conference.” It was a conference at Christmas, but it was not only that—it was also a Christmas conference that signaled...
Rudolf Steiner held the Christmas Conference as an encounter with and response to the dramatic events of the twentieth century. From our vantage point today, his intention is evident and is also a mission: to bring the impulse of that...

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The one hundredth anniversary of the Christmas Conference at the Goetheanum—a personal report. The Goetheanum issued an invitation to the anniversary conference, and 1000 people from 40 countries came. It is my task to report here on lectures, discussions, and...

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Spotlights

Signs of the Times

Spotlights

Signs of the Times

“Homeopathy is a treatment that provides no medical benefit according to the current state of scientific knowledge.” This is how German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach justified his proposal on January 11 to remove homeopathy and all anthroposophic medicine therapies as standard health insurance benefits. The patient advocacy group weil’s hilft...
In the summer of 2023, the journal Scientific American published an article on the astounding synchronization of electroencephalograms in human beings and animals within cooperative situations. Here is an area of research that raises far-reaching questions. A large part of our daily lives does not take place alone but with...
Helmy Abouleish, CEO of SEKEM in Egypt, was invited to speak at the recent Global Forum for Food and Agriculture. He began his presentation with the announcement that biodynamic agriculture is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Sixty-one ministers of agriculture and 2,000 representatives from science and society came to...

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Musings

Dialogues · Reviews · Notes

A news item, “History Classes That Speak to Our Times,” featuring Michael Zech, professor at Alanus University and history teacher at the Waldorf School in Kassel, was published in our Weekly last year. Here are...

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We pray in danger, because prayer is an endangered language—a language on the verge of...

Musings

Dialogues · Reviews · Notes

A news item, “History Classes That Speak to Our Times,” featuring Michael Zech, professor at Alanus University and history teacher at the Waldorf School in Kassel, was published in our...

Seeds

Quotes · Poetry · Thoughts

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