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Kuzari Class 5: Astrology

09/30/2020 09:05:18 AM


Yosef Lopez

In this class, the Philosopher introduces to us the idea of the stars and constellations asserting force on and influencing our lives. This is part of the Greek cosmology, and part of the idea of fate and destiny. Astrology is discussed in the Gemara, and its influence can be seen in Jewish art, architecture, and mysticism. 

Here you can see an excerpt from the Siddur that describes some of the Jewish approaches to astrology. (Click Image to see PDF file) 

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