Publisher's Foreword  
Introduction by Rene Querido
Greeting by Johannes Werner Klein  

LECTURE ONE, Dornach, 5 September 1924          
The Act of Consecration of Man and the Book of Revelation. Meaning of the word 'apocalypse'. The four  ages of the Mysteries and of the Transubstantiation. The Cabeiri in the third age.

LECTURE TWO, Dornach, 6 September 1924         
Changes in experiencing the Transubstantiation in the different Mystery ages.

LECTURE THREE, Dornach, 7 September 1924      
Future experiences of the Transubstantiation will be in the `I'-organization. The validity of anthroposophical truths. Alpha and Omega. Earlier and future conditions of consciousness. First words of the Book of Revelation.

LECTURE FOUR, Dornach, 8 September 1924       
The letters to the Angels of the congregations at Ephesus and Sardis. Understanding the numbers in the Book of Revelation: twelve, seven, twenty-four.

LECTURE FIVE, Dornach, 9 September 1924         
During the fifth post-Atlantean age human beings will increasingly develop an awareness of death as a companion. To read the Book of Revelation one must apply one's will.

LECTURE SIX, Dornach, 10 September 1924          
Number secrets in the Book of Revelation. Humanity formerly encompassed by the cosmic number secrets; in today's stage of the earth's evolution humanity is extricating itself from the laws of number.

LECTURE SEVEN, Dornach, 11 September 1924   
The year 333. The apocalyptist's  prophetic vision of a possible departure from the Christ Principle and return to the Father Principle. Mohammedan teachings. 666—the number of the Beast. Transubstantiation and karma.

LECTURE EIGHT, Dornach, 12 September 1924     
Christ's connection with the sun. The Genius and the Demon of the Sun. Sorat and the number 666. The necessity to strive for spirituality. Michael mystery, Christ mystery, Sorat mystery.

LECTURE NINE, Dornach, 13 September 1924      
The Book of Revelation as a prophetic picture showing the development of Christianity after the Mystery of Golgotha. The essential difference between Christianity and other religious creeds. Building the Old and the New Jerusalem.

LECTURE TEN, Dornach, 14 September 1924        
Various pictures from the nineteenth chapter of the Book of Revelation. The work of the priest today.

LECTURE ELEVEN, Dornach, 15 September 1924
The three stages in the fall of the powers opposing the Christ-Impulse: the fall of Babylon, the fall of the Beast and the False Prophet, the fall of the divine adversaries (Satan).

LECTURE TWELVE, Dornach, 16 September 1924
Transition from the fourth to the fifth post-Atlantean age. Coming age in which human beings will have conscious visions. The woman clothed with the sun.

LECTURE THIRTEEN, Dornach, 17 September 1924         
The principle of numbers. The age of the trumpets. Human beings with no 'I'. The evolution of races and development of individuals.


LECTURE FOURTEEN, Dornach, 18 September 1924       
Threefold human being and threefold humanity: cloud people, rainbow people and people with fiery feet. Humanity split into races and nations. Examples: Russia (Bolshevism), Czechs and Slovaks.

LECTURE FIFTEEN, Dornach, 19 September 1924
Events in nature and history. The sea of glass. Love and light. Pouring out of the phials of wrath. Answers to participants' questions.

PRELIMINARY TALK, 20 September 1924

LECTURE SIXTEEN, Dornach, 20 September 1924
The unity of starry world and earthly world. Fixed stars, planets, comets. The seven-headed and the two-horned beast. The nature of comets; Biela's comet.

LECTURE SEVENTEEN, Dornach, 21 September 1924     
The Book of Revelation as a book of initiation. The letters, seals, trumpets, divine love and divine wrath in their relation to physical world, soul world and spiritland. Perceiving the hierarchies and how they work. Religion and knowledge.

LECTURE EIGHTEEN, Dornach, 22 September 1924         
The development of the consciousness soul. Intellectuality and Satan. The danger of forming new group souls: Gog and Magog. Impulses from the Book of Revelation in the work of the priest.

Appendix, 'To the Members' by Rudolf Steiner           

A Note From the Editors of the German Edition         


Index of Names          

Colour Plates  

Publisher's Foreword

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