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With comprehensive research and thousands of initiatives, anthroposophical communication work is very active. This home page for communications programs of the Anthroposophical Society in America also lists and links to work of the sections of the School for Spiritual Science, leading initiatives out of anthroposophy, and international publications and resources.

Current news and topics

  • being human is the quarterly newsletter/magazine of the Anthroposophical Society in America. It includes the much-admired book reviews of the newsletter of the society's Rudolf Steiner Library, as well as brief "annotations" of new books of interest. The newsletter's first issue as "being human" focused on Rudolf Steiner's 150th birthday in February 2011. That and other recent issues are available online. Also available are articles from 2009 and 2010, published as Evolving News. And past issues of the library newsletter are becoming available at rsldigital.anthroposophy.org.

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  • The anthroposophy in america e-news is an email broadcast created by the US society. You can sign up for the e-news in the red-orange box at right. The Rudolf Steiner Library also has a newsletter; you can sign up on the library's page (click "View Our e-News Archive").

Classics from the Journal for Anthroposophy

  • The Journal for Anthroposophy was begun in 1965 and published more extended essays than the Society's newsletter. It recently created ten thematic collections of past articles with new introductory essays. These are available for order individually or as a set.

  • Associations and individual anthroposophically-inspired initatives and sections of the School for Spiritual Science in North America publish regular newsletters related to their fields of research and collaboration.
    • Renewal magazine, a publication of AWSNA, the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
    • Biodynamics, the journal of the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
    • Lilipoh, originally connected with the Weleda organization, is an independent quarterly journal of "the spirit in life"
    • In Context, the twice-yearly journal of the Nature Institute, is available free to all, with some articles online
    • The newsletter of the Eurythmy Association of North America is available to its members

The central region and several branches of the US society publish newsletters, including

    • The Correspondence for members in the central region of the USA (email)
    • The Listener for the area of Spring Valley, NY and adjacent NJ and CT (email)
    • Chanticleer for the Berkshire-Taconic region of NY and MA (email)
    • The Sophia Sun of the society in North Carolina (email)
    • The Portland (Oregon) branch newsletter (email)
    • The newsletter of the San Miguel branch of the society in San Diego, CA (email)
    • The newsletter of the Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Branch, CA (email)

Use the email link to request being added to the mailing list.

  • Independent groups and individuals working with anthroposophy produce some regular publications and an increasing number of blogs
    • WeStrive.org, "a platform for social networking, economic association, educational opportunities and connection to all who endeavor together in co-creating a better world"
    • Good Mountain Press Literary Reviews, email and online reviews of 150+ books of Rudolf Steiner by Bobby Matherne, with many other anthroposophical and general authors
    • Imagination Troubadour from Daniel Bittleston and friends
      (you can view the Fall 2009 copy here in PDF format - 4MB)

Activities and connections in England, Scotland, and Wales are reported on the website of the Anthroposophical Society in Great Britain. From the UK comes the important quarterly print journal  New View, inspired by anthroposophy.

Anthroposophy Worldwide, international edition, for members of the Anthroposophical Society, is a good way to receive:

  • international news of the anthroposophical movement
  • regular reports from the Goetheanum
  • reports from the School of Spiritual Science
  • international readers' forum
  • reports from the sections and general secretaries
  • interviews with interesting active members

Ten 12-page issues per year will be sent from Europe to your home. Request a subscription (click here) on the Goetheanum website. The on-line edition is free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Also from the General Anthroposophical Society at the Goetheanum, in Dornach, Switzerland, come print and electronic communications in English and German.

  • Anthroposophy WorldWide (see information above)
  • Rudolf Steiner Archive publication
  • Das Goetheanum (in German)
  • The website Goetheanum.org (bilingual)
  • The website Anthromedia.org (bilingual)
  • Publications of the sections of the School for Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum

Also available in English are publications of other societies:

  • Pacifica Journal from the Anthroposophical Society in Hawai'i (online)
  • Sphere, the quarterly publication of the New Zealand society (online)

We welcome  additions and corrections to this list.

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