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Whitsun and Ascension

An Introductory Reader

Rudolf Steiner Translated by Matthew Barton

128 pp.  
5" x 6 7/8"

Rudolf Steiner Press


Published:  June 2007


Matthew Barton collects excerpts from Steiner’s many talks and writings on the festival of Whitsun ("White Sunday"). Known in America as Pentecost, the forty-ninth day following Easter Sunday commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples. The book also includes Steiner's discussions of the Ascension of Jesus Christ forty days after his Resurrection.

Whitsun and Ascension: An Introductory Reader features Barton’s editorial introduction, afterword, commentary, and notes.

  1. Rising to the Clouds, Tethered to Earth
  2. Suffering’s Open Door
  3. All One to Alone to One in All
  4. Human Freedom and the Word

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