Results 1 – 12 of 61 Meditation: Letters on the Guidance of the Inner Life Oct 15, by Friedrich Rittelmeyer and M. L. Mitchell. The Holy Year: Meditative Contemplations of Seasons and Festivals. Friedrich Rittelmeyer; Translated by Margaret Mitchell and Alan Stott; Edited by Neil. By Friedrich Rittelmeyer. A Southern Cross Review E-book. http:// 56 pages. Born of October 5, , in Germany, Dr. Friedrich.
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Steiner said one day: The Nuremberg school teacher Michael Bauer in enabled Rittelmeyer to have his first encounter with Rudolf Steinerthe founder of anthroposophy.
John we have the words of Christ as they were reflected in a particular individuality, whereas. This next passage tickled me because, as a poet myself, I find it a great freedom to write in a way that might engender great opposition among materialistic philosophers, were they ever to read my works and take them seriously. With the Synoptic Gospels I must first adjust myself.
And now read Kuhlmann’s speech. The man before us was telling of a world in which he himself was living. Rittelmeger the Christ figure, we find an Aryan head and Semitic features around the mouth.
Excessive grief and mourning will cause them pain, as will the simple thought that they are gone forever and you will never see them again, etc. John’s Gospel I find my way immediately into the language Christ really spoke. Over years of studying Steiner’s works, I have learned to be very thoughtful of the presence of live spirits at funerals.
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Never once in Rudolf Steiner’s life, so far as I know, did it happen that a recognized scientist went to him saying: Of the first private lecture Rittelmeyer attended, given by Rudolf Steiner in Berlin, he writes on page 79 that he realized “how a man in the very Presence of Christ speaks of Christ. That was not rottelmeyer very easy. But Rudolf Steiner never failed to let it be known that the men he liked best were those who stood before him in freedom and self-assurance.
Aus meinem Leben by Friedrich Rittelmeyer Book 10 editions published between and in German and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Rudolf Steiner Enters my Life.
When that had no effect, every other step would have been beneath him. If I would recast the article in this sense it would be gladly accepted.
Rittelmeyer knew influential and powerful thinkers and he frankly admits that none rose to the level of Rudolf Steiner. The way in which he combined the pressing need of the cause with respect for personal freedom always called forth my unqualified admiration. Rittelmeyer knew what it meant to be a Christian and he gives us three wishes that an authentic Christian would make upon passing into the spiritual world:.
But calumnies spread abroad by opponents to the effect that Rudolf Steiner’s exercises made people ill, and that I myself am an example of this, must be put an end rittelmryer. I felt I knew by that time what he meant.
Rudolf Steiner Enters My Life – Friedrich Rittelmeyer
Some time after reading a lot of Carl Jung’s work and attending rittelmeyre lot of meetings with people who claimed to be Jungians, I came across a statement by Jung that he rittdlmeyer never be a Jungian.
He also went on a study trip to meet theologians and socially-engaged ministers of friedricy time, as well as members of the Moravian Church.
My own desire was to hold rrittelmeyer what I knew of Christ in my inner being and to regard everything else as secondary. Kuhlmann told them that he did not know himself what made him do such a thing.
Here is a remarkable revelation of how the spirits of the deceased influence decisions made in this world, often putting words in their mouths without the speakers noting it. That led him to a question that any serious student of Steiner’s work and life would have liked to ask him:.
Under National Socialismhe carried out a permanent balancing act: Friedrich Nietzsche und das Erkenntnisproblem. But all such phenomena only lead into the dim, unconscious regions of the life of soul, and in any case the right methods of investigations are not there. Again and again he quotes the old Moltke. One need only study and work at it and the truth frjedrich reveal itself in time.
People may say nowadays that my writings are mad, but my earlier work is also there, and they cannot wholly ignore it.
There are no historical records. Retrieved from ” https: Such is the tragedy that is bound up with greatness, a tragedy that will always be there when a great man appears. Friedrich RittelmeyerStuttgart This next passage reveals that Rittelmeyer may have provided the source of inspiration for the Christ figure in Steiner’s amazing wood sculpture, Representative of Man, which stands yet today in the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland. But my Christianity could live and breathe in this conception of the world, even if I still accepted it as a mere hypothesis.
It is Christian to bear within one the consciousness which once brought Christ from Heaven to earth, to find one’s joy in being like unto Him and to work with Him wherever He may need us. I personally felt that the natural thing to do was to form as accurate a judgment as possible of the man who was bringing the teaching.
And in the name of this same freedom let it be said: Any organization attracts people who are joiners and not leaders.
Rittelmeyer, Friedrich 1872-1938
These represented the two streams of people in the remote past who came together to give birth to Christianity. Remembering the future is a process which everyone has access to, but few realize it.
Rudolf Steiner was a sparkling diamond during his lifetime and the light which shone upon him has been reflected in the many brilliant hues of his work: Steiner had once said to my wife: Apparently there was a similar interest in things Eastern during the s as well.