Monday, March 01, 2004

Biblical Literature, Astrology

There were elements in the Greek world that may have come from the East, partly Egyptian and Babylonian, which gave rise to astrology. The basic conviction of astrology was that the heavenly bodies were deities that in a direct way control life and events on earth. An older idea of tyche, or �fate,� originally signified the chance element in the universe, a capriciousness

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