The Mission of Folk Souls CW121, A cycle of eleven lectures by Rudolf Steiner. Held in Christiania (Oslo) from June 7 to 17, 1910. Translated by Johanna Collis. A 2023 reading of the New Collected Works Volume.


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01. Special Note by the Publishing Company on Dr. Steiner's use of the word 'race' etc.

1. Lecture 1: Angels, Folk Spirits, Time Spirits: their part in the Evolution of Mankind (June 7, 1910)

2. Lecture 2: Normal and abnormal Archangels and Time Spirits. The Spirits of Language and of Modes of Thought (June 8, 1910)

3. Lecture 3: The inner life of the Folk Spirits. Formation of the Races (June 9, 1910)

4. Lecture 4: The Evolution of Races and Civilization (June 10, 1910)

5. Lecture 5: Manifestation of the Hierarchies in the Elements of Nature. The Mission of the planetary Epochs of Old Saturn, Old Sun, Old Moon and Earth (June 11, 1910)

6. Lecture 6: The five Root Races of Mankind (June 12, 1910, morning)

7. Lecture 7: Advance of Folk Spirits to the Rank of Time Spirits. Monotheism and Pluralism. Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity (June 12, 1910, evening)

8. Lecture 8: The five post-Atlantean Civilizations. Greek and Teutonic Mythology (June 14, 1910)

9. Lecture 9: Loki, Hoedur and Baldur. Twilight of the Gods (June 15, 1910)

10. Lecture 10: The Mission of individual Peoples and Cultures in the Past, Present and Future. Solovieff (June 16, 1910)

11. Lecture 11: Nerthus, Freyja and Gerda. Twilight of the Gods. Vidar and the new Revelation of Christ (june 17, 1910)