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The Death of Merlin

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The story of King Arthur and the Grail still holds a remarkable fascination for many people. In this classic work, Walter Johannes Stein traces its origins in early Christianity and classical and Nordic mythology, and follows its development in medieval and modern times.

In particular Stein explores the parallels between the quest for the Grail and the medieval alchemists' search for the Philosopher's Stone.

This book is a collection of essays that were first published, or delivered as lectures, in the 1920s and 1930s. The first section of the book is Stein's own memoirs, which ground ... Read more

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About Walter Johannes Stein
Walter Johannes Stein (1891-1957) was an Austrian philosopher and a pioneer of anthroposophy. He studied at Vienna University and was a student of Rudolf Steiner. After the First World War, Steiner invited Stein to teach history and German literature at the first Waldorf School in Stuttgart. There, Stein began his life-long research on the Grail legend. In 1928, he published ... Read more

Reviews for The Death of Merlin
'This book contains a series of essays and lectures written by one whose spiritual development was personally overseen by the great anthroposophist Rudolf Steiner … I really enjoyed it, and learned a lot!'
Inner Light Magazine, Summer 2008 'Stein explores the early development of the mythic corpus of Grail legends … Highly recommended.'
BM Cauldron, May 2008 ... Read more

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