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Why Become a Member of the Anthroposophical Society?

Paperback
January 2013
9781906999384
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  • Publisher
    Temple Lodge Publications
  • Published
    25th January 2013
  • ISBN 9781906999384
  • Language English
  • Pages 128 pp.
  • Size 4.5" x 6.5"
$18.00

Why become a member of the Anthroposophical Society? Is the Anthroposophical Society really needed today? The future of the society, according to Sergei O. Prokofieff, depends directly on competent responses to such questions by each and every anthroposophist.

“With these considerations, it is not the author's concern to persuade the reader in an outward way to join the Anthroposophical Society. He is concerned with the communication of a few esoteric viewpoints and possible motives, so that the decision in this regard can develop in a fully aware and responsible manner, based on a solid inner cognitive foundation. For only when the decision in regard to membership in the Anthroposophical Society—for whatever reason the individual might make it—occurs on such a basis, does it also have spiritual justification” (from the preface).

C O N T E N T S:

Preface

1. The Anthroposophical Society and the Being Anthroposophia
2. The New Group Souls
3. From Individual to the Social Realm
4. The Four Main Consequences of the Christmas Conference
5. The Karma of the Anthroposophical Society
6. The Spirit of the Christmas Conference
7. The Foundation Stone and the Etheric Return of the Christ
8. The New Community-building Principle
9. The Michael Mystery and the Tasks of the Anthroposophical Society
10. The Christmas Conference and the Mission of Christian Rosenkreutz
11. The Particular Esotericism of the Anthroposophical Society
12. The General Anthroposophical Society and Its Founder Rudolf Steiner

Sergei O. Prokofieff

Sergei O. Prokofieff (1954-2014) was born in Moscow, where he studied fine arts and painting at the Moscow School of Art. At an early age he encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner and quickly realized that his life would be dedicated to the Christian path of esoteric knowledge. He wrote his first book, Rudolf Steiner and the Founding of the New Mysteries, while living in Soviet Russia, and it was published in English in 1994. After the fall of Communism, he helped establish the Anthroposophical Society in Russia. In 2001, he became a member of the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Society at the Goetheanum in Switzerland. More than 30 of his books have been translated into English. Sergei Prokofieff passed away in Dornach, Switzerland.