Bridging the Gap: Jung, Hillman and Astrology with Geoffrey Cornelius

Jung’s Red Book points towards a prophetic “spirit of the depths” at the heart of astrology, and his life-work reveals a deep appreciation of its symbolism. His concept of “synchronicity” has become a taken-for-granted argument in our defence. James Hillman loved the subject, was guided by his horoscope, and offered potent insights into its imagery. … Continue reading “Bridging the Gap: Jung, Hillman and Astrology with Geoffrey Cornelius”

Divination Theory and Practical Astrology with Geoffrey Cornelius

Is practical astrology divination? This question has become something of a hot potato, with psychological and archetypal astrologers joining together with died-in-wool traditionalists to declare the straightforwardly objective nature of our Art’s symbolism and its results. We will cover in detail the case for and against astrology-as-divination, and show the relationship of this question to … Continue reading “Divination Theory and Practical Astrology with Geoffrey Cornelius”

Katarchic Astrology and the True Nature of Horary with Geoffrey Cornelius

Katarche is a term from early Greek astrology, applied to a range of non-natal practices. These include what later tradition distinguishes as electional, inceptional and interrogational (horary) astrology. It may be translated as “initiative,” and the astrology of the katarche responds to human intention and initiative. A mystery of astrology’s origins lies here, since the … Continue reading “Katarchic Astrology and the True Nature of Horary with Geoffrey Cornelius”

Astrology: The Post-Modern Shape Shifter by Geoffrey Cornelius

Despite the valiant efforts of astrologers over the past century, modern astrology has not found a place in contemporary culture. We have still not caught up with the impact of the scientific Enlightenment. Aping science is futile, and attempts to return to our roots, Hellenistic, Arabic, Indian, are sentimental distractions until we face the core … Continue reading “Astrology: The Post-Modern Shape Shifter by Geoffrey Cornelius”