THE MYSTERIES: RUDOLF STEINER'S WRITINGS ON SPIRITUAL INITIATION, 1997 PAGANISM
Book Details + Condition: Floris Books. First Edition, 1997. Hardcover with dust jacket. 208 pages. By Rudolf Steiner; Selected and introduced by Andrew Welburn. Around this collection of extracts from Steiner's books and lectures, the author examines the Mystery schools of the ancient world, and their relevance to Christianity and the world today. Steiner wrote and spoke extensively on the Mystery-structure of the Christian experience. This collection includes Steiner's account of the mystic patterns of the ancient world, the pre-Socratic and the Platonic philosophers, initiation Mysteries in Egypt and the Orient, and finally, his commentary on the apocalypse of St John. In very good condition, with tight binding; interior is clean and free of markings (book does not appear to have been read). Jacket shows light wear and fading.