Rob Hand has been a student of astrology since 1960 and a full-time professional astrologer since 1972. His books include Planets in Composite, Planets in Transit, Planets in Youth, Horoscope Symbols and Essays on Astrology, and a number of shorter works on traditional astrology. He has been actively translating traditional astrological texts from Latin for several years in connection with his company ARHAT. In June 2011 the Hands moved their home and company to Las Vegas, Nevada, and established Arhat Media Ltd. He is planning soon to offer on the web, lectures and courses in his methods in astrology. He is also working on his Ph.D. dissertation in medieval history at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and is currently Chairman of the Board of Kepler College (Bio prepared in 2012).

Astrology & Western Magic

Astrology & Western Magic

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  • Through most of the 20th century most astrologers tended to stress the separation of Astrology and Magic. Yet this has not always been the case. In the medieval and early modern period there was a kind of Astrology that was strongly linked to Magic at the same time that there was an Astrology that was in terms of its day considered "scientific." This lecture will discuss the two kinds of astrology from an historical point of view, their differences and similarities, and what portions of each may be applicable to 21st century uses. Basic knowledge of astrology required.

  • Length:  71 minutes
    Handouts:  4
    MP3 File Count:  2
    CD Count:  1
    Sponsoring Organization:  ISAR
    Date of Talk:  8/18/2005
    Location:  Bloomingdale, Illinois