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The Astrology Podcast

Chris Brennan

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The Astrology Podcast
The Astrology Podcast

The Astrology Podcast

Chris Brennan

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A weekly podcast on topics related to astrology, hosted by professional astrologer Chris Brennan.

Latest Episodes

Is Astrology Antithetical to Christianity?

In episode 226 astrologer Nate Craddock joins the show to discuss the early history of Christianity and its relationship with astrology. Specifically, we focus on the question of whether astrology is somehow inherently antithetical to Christianity, especially in terms of the origins of the religion during the time of the Roman Empire. Nate is a […]

130 MIN1 weeks ago
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Is Astrology Antithetical to Christianity?

Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro on Traditional Astrology

Episode 225 features an interview with Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro about their work on traditional astrology, and their two books on the subject. Helena and Luís live in Portugal, and are the authors of the 2010 book On the Heavenly Spheres: A Treatise on Traditional Astrology, which is a comprehensive introduction to traditional, pre-20th […]

188 MIN1 weeks ago
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Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro on Traditional Astrology

October 2019 Astrology Forecast: Mercury Spookygrade

In episode 224 astrologers Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to talk about the astrological forecast for October of 2019. October features Mercury stationing retrograde in Scorpio on Halloween, which has been dubbed Mercury Spookygrade by Cam White. The rest of the astrology of October features inner planets moving through Libra and squaring […]

107 MIN2 weeks ago
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October 2019 Astrology Forecast: Mercury Spookygrade

The Life and Work of Astrologer Alan Oken

Episode 223 is a biographical interview with astrologer Alan Oken, who is the author of a number of highly influential books on modern astrology, such as Alan Oken’s Complete Astrology (1980), and Rulers of the Horoscope (2000). During the course of the show we talk about how Alan got into astrology in the late 1960s, […]

104 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Life and Work of Astrologer Alan Oken

Reading Birth Charts with Annual Profections

In episode 222 astrologers Chris Brennan and Leisa Schaim lead a discussion about annual profections with a local astrology group, and take example charts from the audience to demonstrate how the timing technique works in practice. This episode is a recording of a meeting of the Denver Astrology Group that took place at the Mercury […]

127 MIN3 weeks ago
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Reading Birth Charts with Annual Profections

William Lilly and His Book Christian Astrology

Episode 221 of the podcast features an interview with Nina Gryphon about the famous 17th century astrologer William Lilly and his book Christian Astrology. Lilly published Christian Astrology in 1647, and it was the first major textbook on astrology that was written in English. Most western astrological texts were written in Latin up until that […]

113 MINSEP 14
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William Lilly and His Book Christian Astrology

September 2019 Astrology Forecast

Episode 220 features an overview of the astrology of September 2019, with astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan. The month opens with two conjunctions with the Sun by Mars and Mercury, and also features Saturn stationing direct in Capricorn, and the third and final square between Jupiter and Neptune. This episode is available […]

118 MINSEP 1
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September 2019 Astrology Forecast

The Recent Revival of Astrology in Romania

Episode 219 features two interviews with astrologers Firicel Ciarnau and Mihaela Dicu about the revival of astrology in Romania over the past 30 years after a period of suppression. I traveled to Romania from June 6–10, 2019, to attend and speak at a conference that was hosted by the Romanian Astrologers Association. On June 9 […]

65 MINAUG 29
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The Recent Revival of Astrology in Romania

Abu Ma’shar on Solar Returns, with Benjamin Dykes

Episode 218 features an interview with Dr. Benjamin Dykes about his new translation of a highly influential book on solar returns by the 9th century astrologer Abu Ma’shar. The title of the book is Persian Nativities IV: On the Revolutions of the Years of Nativities. Abu Ma’shar (d. 886 CE) was one of the most […]

112 MINAUG 10
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Abu Ma’shar on Solar Returns, with Benjamin Dykes

Organizing Astrology Conferences, with Ray Merriman

Episode 217 features an interview with astrologer Ray Merriman about what is involved in organizing a major astrology conference. Ray specializes in financial astrology, and is the former President of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR). He has organized more than 20 astrology conferences over the course of his career, and is in the […]

113 MINAUG 5
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Organizing Astrology Conferences, with Ray Merriman

Latest Episodes

Is Astrology Antithetical to Christianity?

In episode 226 astrologer Nate Craddock joins the show to discuss the early history of Christianity and its relationship with astrology. Specifically, we focus on the question of whether astrology is somehow inherently antithetical to Christianity, especially in terms of the origins of the religion during the time of the Roman Empire. Nate is a […]

130 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Is Astrology Antithetical to Christianity?

Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro on Traditional Astrology

Episode 225 features an interview with Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro about their work on traditional astrology, and their two books on the subject. Helena and Luís live in Portugal, and are the authors of the 2010 book On the Heavenly Spheres: A Treatise on Traditional Astrology, which is a comprehensive introduction to traditional, pre-20th […]

188 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro on Traditional Astrology

October 2019 Astrology Forecast: Mercury Spookygrade

In episode 224 astrologers Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to talk about the astrological forecast for October of 2019. October features Mercury stationing retrograde in Scorpio on Halloween, which has been dubbed Mercury Spookygrade by Cam White. The rest of the astrology of October features inner planets moving through Libra and squaring […]

107 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
October 2019 Astrology Forecast: Mercury Spookygrade

The Life and Work of Astrologer Alan Oken

Episode 223 is a biographical interview with astrologer Alan Oken, who is the author of a number of highly influential books on modern astrology, such as Alan Oken’s Complete Astrology (1980), and Rulers of the Horoscope (2000). During the course of the show we talk about how Alan got into astrology in the late 1960s, […]

104 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
The Life and Work of Astrologer Alan Oken

Reading Birth Charts with Annual Profections

In episode 222 astrologers Chris Brennan and Leisa Schaim lead a discussion about annual profections with a local astrology group, and take example charts from the audience to demonstrate how the timing technique works in practice. This episode is a recording of a meeting of the Denver Astrology Group that took place at the Mercury […]

127 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Reading Birth Charts with Annual Profections

William Lilly and His Book Christian Astrology

Episode 221 of the podcast features an interview with Nina Gryphon about the famous 17th century astrologer William Lilly and his book Christian Astrology. Lilly published Christian Astrology in 1647, and it was the first major textbook on astrology that was written in English. Most western astrological texts were written in Latin up until that […]

113 MINSEP 14
Comments
William Lilly and His Book Christian Astrology

September 2019 Astrology Forecast

Episode 220 features an overview of the astrology of September 2019, with astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan. The month opens with two conjunctions with the Sun by Mars and Mercury, and also features Saturn stationing direct in Capricorn, and the third and final square between Jupiter and Neptune. This episode is available […]

118 MINSEP 1
Comments
September 2019 Astrology Forecast

The Recent Revival of Astrology in Romania

Episode 219 features two interviews with astrologers Firicel Ciarnau and Mihaela Dicu about the revival of astrology in Romania over the past 30 years after a period of suppression. I traveled to Romania from June 6–10, 2019, to attend and speak at a conference that was hosted by the Romanian Astrologers Association. On June 9 […]

65 MINAUG 29
Comments
The Recent Revival of Astrology in Romania

Abu Ma’shar on Solar Returns, with Benjamin Dykes

Episode 218 features an interview with Dr. Benjamin Dykes about his new translation of a highly influential book on solar returns by the 9th century astrologer Abu Ma’shar. The title of the book is Persian Nativities IV: On the Revolutions of the Years of Nativities. Abu Ma’shar (d. 886 CE) was one of the most […]

112 MINAUG 10
Comments
Abu Ma’shar on Solar Returns, with Benjamin Dykes

Organizing Astrology Conferences, with Ray Merriman

Episode 217 features an interview with astrologer Ray Merriman about what is involved in organizing a major astrology conference. Ray specializes in financial astrology, and is the former President of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR). He has organized more than 20 astrology conferences over the course of his career, and is in the […]

113 MINAUG 5
Comments
Organizing Astrology Conferences, with Ray Merriman