Hand, Robert – Is Astrology A Religion?

Important persons in religious history, East and West, have always held firm opinions on Astrology. And whether astrology is or is not religion is a common question asked by many people who do not know anything about astrology. Clearly there is a perception that astrology has something to do with religion. Either it is a religion of some kind, or it has strong religious implications. This lecture will examine by what definitions astrology is or is not a religion, what its implications are for religion in general, and to what extent astrology implies or does not imply that there is a God or gods.