Astrology and Cosmology in the World s Religions

Presents overviews of the astrologies of the world's religions, discussing how various cultures have used celestial observations and beliefs about the heavens to engage with the divine and understand their lives on Earth.

Astrology and Cosmology in the World s Religions

Presents overviews of the astrologies of the world's religions, discussing how various cultures have used celestial observations and beliefs about the heavens to engage with the divine and understand their lives on Earth.

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Astrology and Cosmology in the World's Religions
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Nicholas Campion
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-11 - Publisher: NYU Press

Presents overviews of the astrologies of the world's religions, discussing how various cultures have used celestial observations and beliefs about the heavens to engage with the divine and understand their lives on Earth.
Astrology and Cosmology in the World’s Religions
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Nicholas Campion
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-11 - Publisher: NYU Press

When you think of astrology, you may think of the horoscope section in your local paper, or of Nancy Reagan's consultations with an astrologer in the White House in the 1980s. Yet almost every religion uses some form of astrology: some way of thinking about the sun, moon, stars, and
Astrology and Cosmology in Early China
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: David W. Pankenier
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The ancient Chinese were profoundly influenced by the Sun, Moon and stars, making persistent efforts to mirror astral phenomena in shaping their civilization. In this pioneering text, David W. Pankenier introduces readers to a seriously understudied field, illustrating how astronomy shaped the culture of China from the very beginning and
Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Nicholas Campion
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores an area of contemporary religion, spirituality and popular culture which has not so far been investigated in depth, the phenomenon of astrology in the modern west. Locating modern astrology historically and sociologically in its religious, New Age and millenarian contexts, Nicholas Campion considers astrology's relation to modernity
Astrology through History: Interpreting the Stars from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: William E. Burns
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Alphabetically arranged entries cover the history of astrology from ancient Mesopotamia to the 21st century. In addition to surveying the Western tradition, the book explores Islamic, Indian, East Asian, and Mesoamerican astrology. • Provides alphabetically arranged reference entries that delineate the historical and cultural significance of astrology from ancient Mesopotamia