Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: A new beginning - Frank?
>Yes, he doesnât mention all the above, but does
> --- Stephen Clarke <mozartg@...> wrote:
> > I would like to see SP turn his acumen to this
> > question, for if
> > unresolved, it calls into question many of his
> > secondary conclusions
> > and admonitions about the significance of the CC.
regret that some say the Christmas Conference was a
failure. Obviously he thinks it did not fail. He may
be right and wrong at the same time. Considering the
history of the A.S. sorry: G.A.S. since Steinerâs
death, all the conflicts and authoritarian action by
the Vorstands, failure is not an inaccurate
description, because the A.S. did not become what
Steiner wanted and expected it to be. Far from it.
However, the future is still open, if only a crack,
and I think itâs necessary to make the form of the
A.S. one which corresponds to its objectives, else it
aint gonna work.
Frank Thomas Smith
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I haven't seen any of GA100 from November 1907, but I can definitely
tell you that in the Gospel of John lectures, given from May 18-31,
1908, that Steiner makes the specific point that two sisters do not
have the same name, referring to Jesus' mother and her sister named
Mary standing next to her under the cross. And also the fact that
Jesus' birth mother is never named in this gospel.
So, we have to take the Fifth Gospel, the supersensible gospel into
account in order to bring to light the really extraordinary facts
here. Because only here do we find out that Jesus' stepmother is
the mother of the other Jesus boy, who first bore the Zarathustra
Ego as the culmination of the physical hereditary blood line of the
Hebrew cultural stream and its 42 generations from Abraham to
Joseph, the father of this Solomon Jesus child. And we mut give
great consideration to the fact that these two boys lived as
neighbors in Nazareth for ten years, until the events that occurred
when they were twelve years old.
And where else can we discern that Jesus' own mother died not long
after he was found missing after three days and discovered in
Jerusalem talking with the scribes and priests? And that both the
Solomon Jesus and his father, Joseph, died around that time as
well. This boy's mother was named Mary, who lived with her child
and husband in Bethlehem until the boy was about two years old.
Then they travelled to Egypt until Herod's death was announced, and
upon returning home, Joseph was struck with the intuition to go to
Nazareth, largely because of uncertainty about Herod's son and his
possible intentions to continue the massacre of the two-year olds,
but also as a stroke of divine destiny that these two boys would
live together as well as these two families for ten years.
So, we know that the mother of the Matthew Jesus entered the
household of the Nathan Jesus and his father, Joseph, when Mary's
own husband and son died, and Jesus' mother died, leaving her
husband a widower. This then becomes the basis for the account,
contained nowhere else but in the Fifth Gospel, the supersensible
gospel, wherein Jesus sits down with his stepmother at the age of
twenty-nine and pours out his soul to her. And the Mother is
resurrected in the stepmother. We know this clearly because it is
stated emphatically in this gospel.
And as a result this can mean no other than that Jesus' mother,
spiritually restored in the stepmother, the mother of the Matthew
Jesus named Mary, must be the one seen supersensibly by Jesus
looking down from the cross. Thus, they must be sisters. The two
Jesus boys had sisters for mothers.
--- In email@example.com, dottie zold
> Hey Stephen,
> I've referenced the Isis Mary Sophia book but I seemed
> to never have noticed the phrase 'three sisters' which
> obviously include the Magdalene in that family. And
> this is why I was wanting to see if you had the John
> lecture at home where you could check directly to see
> if this was Rudolf Steiner's exact wording. Not that I
> doubt the editor of this Isis Sophia Mary book but I
> am always one who needs to see the original
> translation versus the second translation in another
> I am imagining you do not have this John lecture at
> home. Does anyone have this original lecture that is
> referenced in the Isis Sophia Mary book by Steiner
> And its important Stephen to note if it does in fact
> say 'three sisters' including the Magdalene. That is a
> pretty stunning quote and one that works directly in
> line with my findings.
> And your opinion is fine as to how it relates to the
> idea of the two sisters and so forth. But what are
> Rudolf Steiner's words directly? That allows me to
> work past what others opinions are and see how he was
> relating these women and what that has to do with my
> own work on these three women.
> Lecture on the John Gospel anyone?