Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West: Prophecy, by Nicholas Campion

By Nicholas Campion

This booklet explores a space of up to date faith, spirituality and pop culture which has no longer to date been investigated extensive, the phenomenon of astrology within the glossy west. finding glossy astrology traditionally and sociologically in its non secular, New Age and millenarian contexts, Nicholas Campion considers astrology's relation to modernity and attracts on large fieldwork and interviews with prime smooth astrologers to offer a useful contribution to our realizing of the origins and nature of latest Age ideology.

This booklet demanding situations the suggestion that astrology is both 'marginal' or a characteristic of postmodernism. Concluding that astrology is extra renowned than the standard figures recommend, Campion argues that smooth astrology is basically formed by means of New Age notion, inspired via the eu Millenarian culture, that it may be obvious as an inheritor to classical Gnosticism and is a part of the vernacular faith of the trendy west.

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