Judaism and Evolutionary Astrology:
Insights from a Jewish Astrologer
Robyn has a PhD in Educational Psychology and two Master’s degrees, one in Geology and one in Jewish Mysticism. In addition, she is also a trained astrologer and has studied with both Shamans and Kabbalists. She has recently transitioned from a 20-year career as an Academic Dean and now has her own consulting practice and is the radio host of the Dr. Elisa Show on KUHS Radio Denver.
Author: Elisa Robyn
Title: "Judaism and Evolutionary Astrology: Insights from a Jewish Astrologer"
Journal: Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry
Journal Issue: Volume 2, Number 1
Date: Spring 2020
While the Torah instructs Jews not to practice soothsaying or divination, the Talmud includes several discussions about the power of astrology with many Rabbis even arguing that the use of astrology is both permitted and meaningful. Add to this discrepancy the numerous astrological mosaics on the floors of ancient synagogues, as well as certain Kabbalistic practices, and it becomes clear why there is confusion within the Jewish community. This article examines Jewish perspectives on evolutionary astrology throughout Jewish history and its link to current mystical applications.
Keywords: Jewish Mysticism, Kabbalah, Judaism, Evolutionary Astrology, Talmud, Torah
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(footnote) Elisa Robyn, “Judaism and Evolutionary Astrology: Insights from a Jewish Astrologer,” Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry 2, no. 1 (Spring 2020): 218‒26, https://doi.org/10.33929/sherm.2020.vol2.no1.10.
(bibliography) Robyn, Elisa. “Judaism and Evolutionary Astrology: Insights from a Jewish Astrologer.” Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry 2, no. 1 (Spring 2020): 218‒26. https://doi.org/10.33929/sherm.2020.vol2.no1.10.
Robyn, Elisa. “Judaism and Evolutionary Astrology: Insights from a Jewish Astrologer.” Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry, vol. 2, no. 1, Spring 2020, doi.org/10.33929/sherm.2020.vol2.no1.10, pp. 218‒26.
Robyn, E. (2020). Judaism and Evolutionary Astrology: Insights from a Jewish Astrologer. Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry, 2(1), 218‒26. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.33929/sherm.2020.vol2.no1.10.
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