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Volume 96 of Rudolf Steiner's Complete Works
Section of the the Complete Works:
Private Lectures to the Members of the Anthroposophical Society

German Title:

Ursprungsimpulse der Geisteswissenschaft. Christliche Esoterik im Lichte neuer Geist-Erkenntnis.

Title in Literal English Translation:

Origin-Impulses of Spiritual Science. Christian Esotericism in the Light of new Spirit-Knowledge

Notes on the German Editions:

Listener Notes

Known Lecture Dates in the German Volume:

Berlin: 1906-01-29  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-04-16  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-05-07  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-05-14  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-01  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-08  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-15  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-19  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-20  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-21  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-22  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-10-22  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1906-12-17  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-01-28  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-02-18  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-03-04  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-03-25  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-04-01  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-04-27  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate
Berlin: 1907-06-12  Based on listener notes, partially stenographic, but not necessarily complete or completely accurate

Total Lectures in the German volume: 20


English Publishing History:

Title: Original Impulses for the Science of the Spirit - 20 lectures Berlin

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Completion Press
Most Recent Year Published: 2001
Year of original Copyright: 2001
ISBN: 0-9578189-1-2
Translator(s): Anna Meuss
Number of Lectures: 20
Number of Pages: 316
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Complete GA 96?>

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Title: Esoteric Development - Selected Lectures and Writings from the Works of Rudolf Steiner - Collection of 8 lectures and 2 written texts

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1982
Year of original Copyright: 1982
ISBN: 0-88010-012-5
Translator(s):  Various
Number of Lectures: 8
Number of Pages: 191
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Edited by Alice Wulsin. Introduction by Alan Howard.?>

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Title: Esoteric Development - Selected Lectures and Writings - Collection of 8 lectures and 2 written texts

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: SteinerBooks
Most Recent Year Published: 2003
Year of original Copyright: 2003
ISBN: 0-88010-524-0
Translator(s):  Various
Number of Lectures: 8
Number of Pages: 191
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Revised for 2003 edition. Introduction by Stephen Usher. Lecture of 20 Oct 1906?>

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Title: Festivals and their Meaning I - Christmas - 8 lectures 1904-1921

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Anthroposophical Publishing Co.
Most Recent Year Published: 1955
Year of original Copyright: 1955
ISBN: none
Translator(s): D. S. Osmond
Number of Lectures: 8
Number of Pages: 117
Book Type: Hard Cover

Comments: Also included in "Festivals and their Meaning." Lectures from GA's 54, 96, 127, 156, 173, 203, 209 and B60?>

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Title: Self Transformation - Lecture of 20 Oct 1906 - Collection

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1995
Year of original Copyright: 1995
ISBN: 1-85584-019-7
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 250
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Lectures from GA's 54, 83, 84, 95, 96, 108, 152, 157 and 194?>

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Title: Signs and Symbols of the Christmas Festival - 1 lecture Berlin

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1941
Year of original Copyright: 1941
ISBN: none
Translator(s): Lisa D. Monges
Number of Lectures: 1
Number of Pages: 19
Book Type: Pamphlet

Comments: GA 96 contains 20 lectures.?>

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If volume 96 of the Complete Works is available online in the RSArchive, it will be here. (If not, you will get the main page listing all the books that the archive currently has online.)


Other online sources: None known.

Google Books has a listing for Original Impulses for the Science of the Spirit by Rudolf Steiner, an English translation of the complete German volume.

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.