Foreword by Astrid Prokofieff - Note to the English Edition - Preface - 1. The Teachers of Humanity and the Mission of Rudolf Steiner - 2. A Spiritual-Scientific Interpretation of the Epic of Gilgamesh - 3. Enkidu and the Nathan Soul - 4. A Brief Summary of Rudolf Steiner's Evolutionary Journey/from Enkidu to Rudolf Steiner - Notes - Picture Credits - Bibliography
SERGEI O. PROKOFIEFF (1954-2014) studied Fine Arts and Painting at the Moscow School of Art. He encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner in his youth, and soon decided to devote his life to it. He became active as an author and lecturer in 1982, and helped found the Anthroposophical Society in his native Russia in 1991. In Easter 2001 he was appointed a member of the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Society in Dornach, Switzerland, a position he held until his death. A popular speaker, he wrote numerous books and articles that are published in many languages.