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Astrology
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I. History of Religions – II. Biblical – III. Greco-Roman Antiquity – IV. Judaism – V. Practical theology

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. Astrology is the functional use of quantitative astronomical observations and calculations in the service of a qualitative cosmic and anthropological interpretation of the heavens. Inasmuch as the first of these two elements has not yet been, or is minimally, dev…

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Thiede, Werner, Koch, Klaus, Hübner, Wolfgang, Veltri, Giuseppe, Kiener, Ronald C. and Fincke, Andreas, “Astrology”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_01194>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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