Posts made in July, 2014

Meeting And Conversations On The Theme Of The Antichrist

, July 2, 2014

– by Renée Cossette[1] A dozen anthroposophists came together in the Eastern Townships on April 26thin order to participate in a free exchange of ideas after having read two suggested texts on the theme of the Antichrist. (Soloviev’s Antichrist and the chapter entitled The Grand Inquisitor from Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov.) The figure of the Antichrist Strong ties link Vladimir Soloviev (1853-1900) and Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) although they were born some thirty years apart. Russia is the carrier of the spiritual consciousness that is destined to incarnate in human society, and the Antichrist is the counter-image of this consciousness. The Russian Sophia represents the human being who becomes spiritualized through his own inner development. In the texts of the two above-mentioned authors, the Antichrist is always the inquisitor, the individual who wants to bring happiness to mankind while at the same time limiting freedom. Might we not say that...

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