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Constitution of the School of Spiritual Science

An Introductory Guide

Rudolf Steiner Translated by George Adams

82 pp.  
5 1/4" x 8 1/2"

Rudolf Steiner Press




Selections from CW 37 and 260

“If the intentions of the Christmas Conference are to be carried out, the Anthroposophical Society will in future have to fulfill, insofar as possible, the esoteric aspirations of its members. With this end in view, the School, consisting of three Classes, will be established within the General Society.” —Rudolf Steiner, January 1924

A year after the first Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland, was destroyed by fire, Rudolf Steiner reestablished the Anthroposophical Society during the Christmas Conference of 1923–24. At the very heart of the Society, he created “The School of Spiritual Science,” whose specific task is to present the “esoteric aspect” and to lead its members to knowledge and experience of the spirit. The school was to have “sections” that represent various fields of human endeavor, including medicine and education, as well as three “classes,” of which the First Class was to be established immediately by Rudolf Steiner himself.

This short book collects articles (from the society’s official newsletter) and lectures by Steiner in 1924 that introduce and explain the purpose of The School of Spiritual Science for members of the Anthroposophical Society. This book is an excellent companion volume to The Foundation Stone/The Life, Nature and Cultivation of Anthroposophy.

Related Titles

  • A History of the School of Spiritual Science : The First Class
  • The School of Spiritual Science : An Orientation and Introduction
  • Why Become a Member of the School of Spiritual Science?
  • Crisis in the Anthroposophical Society : And Pathways to the Future

    Related Titles by Subject:

    Anthroposophy ; Anthroposophy: Esoteric Studies and Anthroposophy: General