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Golgotha (steiner)

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Wellspring: And the Veda was made flesh, and dwelt among us

Rudolf Steiner, February 18, 1923:

“The Mystery of Golgotha stands at the center of the whole human evolution on Earth. The fact that the Mystery of Golgotha entered history at a moment when the Greeks strove to set forth the divine in man from an external aspect, from the aspect of the Earth, as it were, should not be considered as a historical coincidence. We might say, and this is more than a poetical image: The Greeks had to set forth the divine in man artistically, out of the ingredients of the Earth, and the cosmos sent down to the Earth the God who entered man, as a cosmic answer to the wonderful question sent out into the world’s spaces, as it were, by the Greeks. In the historical development we may sense, as it were, that with their humanly portrayed gods the Greeks addressed the following question to the universe: Can Man become a God? And the universe replied: God can become Man. This reply was given through the event of the Mystery of Golgotha.”

Then there is this article on Golgotha from Wikipedia. Here is the “Biblical” attitude to Golgotha. Think about what is and has been said. steiner sure pushes the envelope with his clarvoyance.

steiner pontificates on the muslim religion…..

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“Mohammedism is the first manifestation of [the arch-demon] Ahriman … Mohammed’s god, Allah, Eloha, is an Ahrimanic imitation or pale reflection of the Elohim [i.e., gods], but comprehended monotheistically. Mohammed always refers to them as a unity. The Mohammedan culture is Ahrimanic, but the Islamic attitude is Luciferic.” — Rudolf Steiner, FACULTY MEETINGS WITH RUDOLF STEINER (Anthroposophic Press, 1998), pp. 75-76.

I wonder how he came by this attitude. For more on that, read this article from Waldorf Watch. Like any other religious cult that says “We are the only way.” I find the attitude incredibly suspect. For a so-called christian, I find it strange that he thinks there are Gods and not God. Evidently what the bible says about where one finds God or what I term consciousness. It is found within not externally. 

Written by wiremu shane

October 6, 2011 at 9:16 am