DPL-11: Astrology, History, and Culture: Bronze Age to Islamic Renaissance
Joseph Crane, M.A., has been an astrologer, teacher, and writer on astrology since the late 1980s. Over the years he has combined his knowledge of astrological technique and his counseling experience to work with hundreds of clients and has an active consulting practice.
Joseph has also helped professional and aspiring astrologers to develop their knowledge and skills. He has taught training programs on ancient and modern astrological technique and counseling skills for astrologers. He has taught courses for astrologers and astrology students in mythology, history, and philosophy.
Joseph is the author of A Practical Guide to Traditional Astrology (1997), Astrological Roots: The Hellenistic Legacy (2007), and Between Fortune and Providence: Astrology and the Universe in Dante’s Divine Comedy (2012). He has also written a number of articles in astrological technique, ancient understanding and practice of astrology, and the relationship between astrology and literature.
He has a BA in philosophy from Brandeis University and an MA in counseling psychology from Lesley University. Joseph has been a Buddhist practitioner since 1980. He lives in southern Rhode Island.