Re: Unique Place of Christ
- Thanks, Dr Starman!
Any ideas about wether/how the Aristotelian / Platonic streams fit
Do you have a view of how the Platonic "return" works out nowadays
and the cooperation Steiner hoped for?
I am ready for a looong answer, if it suits you.
> *******It was indeed in the Karma lectures he gave at the end ofhis life, on
> the karma of those of us who would be attracted to theAnthroposophical
> Sopciety, in fact. But what he said was that there would be threestreams:
> one, a group who were attracted to the cosmology (astrology, etc.)due to a
> strong influence from their incarnations in pre-Christian paganwisdom
> schools; then a second group who had no such, but did have asimple
> heart-understanding of the Christ from their incarnations in theearly
> Christian era; and a third group who would be sort of moving fromone stream
> to the other. One can see this in those who take up the Christianteachings
> but have a hard time with "Ancient Saturn", "Fire Spirits" andwhat not, and
> others who can wax eloquently about occult cosmology but don'trelate to
> "Jesus stuff" too well. For an example of the third, look at JohnGardner,
> who published all the Myrin Institute "Proceedings" but towardsthe end of
> his life joined a born-again Christian group and saw how theirsimple
> heart-relation to Christ had such valid results for them, andwrote a little
> book, "Two Paths To The Spirit: Charismatic Christianity andAnthroposophy."
> Dr. Starman