17 Facts About Anthroposophy


Anthroposophy is a spiritualist movement founded in the early 20th century by the esotericist Rudolf Steiner that postulates the existence of an objective, intellectually comprehensible spiritual world, accessible to human experience.

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Anthroposophy has its roots in German idealism, mystical philosophies, and pseudoscience including racist pseudoscience.

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Anthroposophy's supporters include Nobel Laureates Saul Bellow, Selma Lagerlof, and Albert Schweitzer, painters Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint, filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, child psychiatrist Eva Frommer, Romuva religious founder Vydunas, and former president of Georgia Zviad Gamsakhurdia.

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Anthroposophy's work began to interest others interested in spiritual ideas; among these was the Theosophical Society.

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Anthroposophy was followed by the great majority of the Theosophical Society's German members, as well as many members of other national sections.

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Anthroposophy spoke about what he considered to be his direct experience of the Akashic Records, thought to be a spiritual chronicle of the history, pre-history, and future of the world and mankind.

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Anthroposophy spoke of human nature as a mystical unity of God and world.

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Anthroposophy speaks of the reincarnation of the human spirit: that the human being passes between stages of existence, incarnating into an earthly body, living on earth, leaving the body behind, and entering into the spiritual worlds before returning to be born again into a new life on earth.

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Anthroposophy adapted Theosophy's complex system of cycles of world development and human evolution.

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Anthroposophy continues to aim at reforming society through maintaining and strengthening the independence of the spheres of cultural life, human rights and the economy.

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Anthroposophy is a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being to the spiritual in the universe….

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Anthroposophy suggested that a combination of spiritual exercises, moral development and familiarity with other spiritual researchers' results would best further an individual's spiritual development.

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Anthroposophy consistently emphasised that any inner, spiritual practice should be undertaken in such a way as not to interfere with one's responsibilities in outer life.

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Anthroposophy characterizes thoughts he considers without sensory content, such as mathematical or logical thoughts, as free deeds.

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Anthroposophy describes Christ and his mission on earth of bringing individuated consciousness as having a particularly important place in human evolution, whereby:.

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Anthroposophy was a fierce opponent of popular antisemitism, but asserted that there was no justification for the existence of Judaism and Jewish culture in the modern world, a radical assimilationist perspective which saw the Jews completely integrating into the larger society.

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Anthroposophy's supporters include Pulitzer Prize-winning and Nobel Laureate Saul Bellow, Nobel prize winner Selma Lagerlof, Andrei Bely, Joseph Beuys, Owen Barfield, architect Walter Burley Griffin, Wassily Kandinsky, Andrei Tarkovsky, Bruno Walter, Right Livelihood Award winners Sir George Trevelyan, and Ibrahim Abouleish, and child psychiatrist Eva Frommer.

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