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Catholic Word of the Day: ANTHROPOSOPHY, 06-05-12
CatholicReference.net ^ | 06-05-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Di

Posted on 06/05/2012 8:32:50 AM PDT by Salvation

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ANTHROPOSOPHY

A religious philosophy developed by Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) of Germany, by revising Hindu theosophy through the substitution of the human for God as the center of the new system. The method is essentially disciplined meditation that leads to one's lower self arriving at a vision of the higher self, not unlike the discovery of the Atman, or divine Self, characteristic of Vedanta Hinduism. Its doctrine includes belief in various epochs of the human race, reincarnation, Christ as the Sonnenwesen (sun being) of the universe, and karma. Anthroposophy was condemned in 1919 by the Holy Office, which declared that its tenets could not be reconciled with Catholic doctrine.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.


TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; heresy
**Anthroposophy was condemned in 1919 by the Holy Office, which declared that its tenets could not be reconciled with Catholic doctrine.**
1 posted on 06/05/2012 8:33:02 AM PDT by Salvation
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2 posted on 06/05/2012 8:38:16 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

oy. thank God for the true Faith.


3 posted on 06/05/2012 2:38:55 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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