The Mysteries of the Future: A Study of the Work of Sergei O. Prokofieff
‘This anthroposophical movement is not an act of service to the Earth; this anthroposophical movement in its totality and in all its details is a service to the divine beings, a divine service.’ -Rudolf Steiner, 1924
In the twelve months following Sergej O. Prokoﬁeff’s death in 2014, Peter Selg gave a series of lectures on his work in different cities, always focusing on a particular aspect of Prokoﬁeff’s writings. This volume, published in English for the first time on the 7th anniversary of Sergei Prokofieff’s death, brings together many of the author’s presentations.
- Memorial Address for Sergei O. Prokofieff
- The Encounter with Anthroposophy in the House of Max Voloshin in Koktebel, Crimea
- The Spiritual Tasks of Central and Eastern Europe
- Novalis and Friedrich Schiller
- Rudolf Steiner and the Founding of the New Mysteries
- The Philosophy of Freedom and the Anthroposophical Movement
- The Mystery of the Christmas Conference
- The Esoteric Nature of the Anthroposophical Society
- The Spiritual Significance of Forgiveness
- Regarding the Foundation Stone Meditation
- The Second Coming of Christ in the Etheric
- The Christ Sculpture of the Goetheanum
- The Nathan Soul and the Art of Healing
- The Michael Imagination
- On the Relationship to Rudolf Steiner
- The Path to Christ – the Transformation of Human Consciousness
- Rudolf Steiner and the Nature of the Foundation Stone
- The Original Dornach Executive Council and the Existential Relationship to the Anthroposophical Society
- Auschwitz. The Encounter with Evil
- Learning about Dying
Bibliography of Sergei Prokofieff’s Writings in English Translation, together with a list of untranslated works.
‘Anthroposophy was given to us in order to expand and spiritualise our consciousness, to strengthen our sense of responsibility and to awaken the will to fulfil our tasks.’ -Sergei O. Prokofieff
About the Author
Peter Selg was born in 1963 in Stuttgart and studied medicine in Witten-Herdecke, Zurich, and Berlin. Until 2000, he worked as the head physician of the juvenile psychiatry department of Herdecke hospital in Germany. Dr. Selg is now director of the Ita Wegman Institute for Basic Research into Anthroposophy (Arlesheim, Switzerland) and professor of medicine at the Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences (Germany). He lectures extensively and is the author of numerous books, many of which have been published in English.
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