His Mission and Ours
23 selected lectures and writings
The Archangel Michael - His
Mission and Ours comprises a comprehensive selection
of lectures that Rudolf Steiner gave over several years
concerning this significant solar Being and his relationship
to evolving human consciousness.
tradition of the "mystical chronology" of the seven
Archangelic Regents, the year 1879 marks the return of the
solar being Michael to the direction of earthly evolution.
Rudolf Steiner took great pains to articulate Michael's hope
for humanity, and described the Michaelic tasks that lie
before us: the development of courage, the affirmation of
individuality, the transformation of the knowledge and
perception of nature and the cosmos, the creation of a truly
world culture, and cognition of the Christ in human hearts and
volume we have gathered together important and representative
discussions of Michael's mission in our time. Part I includes
earlier (pre-1918) lectures by Rudolf Steiner. These deal with
the event of 1879; Michael and Christ; Michael as Archangel
and as Time Spirit; and Michael and the Fall of the Spirits of
Darkness. Part II contains a new translation of the six
lectures (1919) known as The Mission of the Archangel Michael.
Part III presents the most significant Michael lectures of
Rudolf Steiner's last years and a selection from the Michael
Letters, as well as an extract from Rudolf Steiner's Last
Address. The bulk of this volume has long been unavailable in
English, making it an important collection for coming to terms
with the serious spiritual needs of today.
288 pages, paperback
ISBN 0 88010 378 7
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