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By Nicholas Campion

When you're thinking that of astrology, you might imagine of the horoscope part on your neighborhood paper, or of Nancy Reagan's consultations with an astrologer within the White apartment within the Nineteen Eighties. but ";"=">almost each faith makes use of a few type of astrology: a way of brooding about the sunlight, moon, stars, and planets and the way they carry importance for human lives on the earth. ";"="> Astrology and Cosmology within the World’s Religions deals an obtainable assessment of the astrologies of the world's religions, putting them into context inside of theories of ways the broader universe got here into being and operates. Campion strains ideals concerning the heavens between peoples starting from historical Egypt and China, to Australia and Polynesia, and India and the Islamic global. Addressing every one faith in a separate bankruptcy, Campion outlines how, by means of looking at the celestial our bodies, humans have engaged with the divine, controlled the longer term, and tried to appreciate occasions right here in the world. This interesting textual content deals a special option to delve into comparative religions and also will attract these intrigued by means of New Age issues.

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