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Volume 243 of Rudolf Steiner's Complete Works
Section of the the Complete Works:
Private Lectures to the Members of the Anthroposophical Society

German Title:

Das Initiaten - Bewußtsein. Die wahren und die falschen Wege der geistigen Forschung.

Title in Literal English Translation:

Initiation-Consciousness. The True and False Paths of Spiritual Investigation

Notes on the German Editions:

Known Lecture Dates in the German Volume:

Torquay: 1924-08-11 
Torquay: 1924-08-12 
Torquay: 1924-08-13 
Torquay: 1924-08-14 
Torquay: 1924-08-15 
Torquay: 1924-08-16 
Torquay: 1924-08-18 
Torquay: 1924-08-19 
Torquay: 1924-08-20 
Torquay: 1924-08-21 
Torquay: 1924-08-22 

Total Lectures in the German volume: 11


English Publishing History:

Title: Initiate Consciousness - Truth and Error in Spiritual Research -- 11 lectures Torquay

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1928
Year of original Copyright: 1928
ISBN: none
Translator(s): O. D. Wannamaker
Number of Lectures: 11
Number of Pages: 180
Book Type: Hard Cover

Comments: Same lectures as "True and False Paths in Spiritual Investigation".?>

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Title: True and False Paths in Spiritual Investigation - 11 lectures Torquay

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Anthroposophical Publishing Co.
Most Recent Year Published: 1927
Year of original Copyright: 1927
ISBN: none
Translator(s): Harry Collison
Number of Lectures: 11
Number of Pages: 224
Book Type: Hard Cover

Comments: 3 copies 1927, 1 copy 1985 Same lectures as "Initiate Consciousness."?>

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Title: Alchemy - The Evolution of the Mysteries

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press
Most Recent Year Published: 2001
Year of original Copyright: 2001
ISBN: 1-85584-089-8
Translator(s):  Various
Number of Lectures: 0
Number of Pages: 96
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Three selected lectures; introduction by Andrew Welburn. Extracts from GA's 223, 229, 232 and 243.?>

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Title: Nature Spirits - 8/19/1924 - 8 Lectures

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press
Most Recent Year Published: 2000
Year of original Copyright: 1995
ISBN: 1-85584-018-9
Number of Lectures: 1
Number of Pages: 192
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: From GA's 102, 110, 136, 147, 177, 212, 230 and 243; Collection of lectures compiled by Wolf-Ulrich Kluenker, original published by Verlag Freies Geistseleben 1992?>

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Online Sources:

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Other online sources: None known.

The information above is believed to be accurate, but may not be complete. Translation of GA title by Daniel Hindes. Assembled by Daniel Hindes with much help.