Renaissance Astrology

posted Nov 4, 2010, 2:38 AM by Professor Katz
As I said, astrology was a science in the Renaissance.  If the moon can influence the ocean, who says that stars can't influence people?  And furthermore, a star plays an important role in the New Testament, so astrology also receives biblical confirmation.  The Three Wise Men (astrologers) are led by a star to the newborn Jesus, as illustrated in the Life of Brian: