The Gemini twins in the Bible

Castor and Pollux were twin half-brothers in Greek and Roman mythology, known together as the Dioskouroi. They were sons of Leda by two different fathers. Castor was the mortal son of Tyndareus, the king of Sparta, while Pollux was the divine son of Zeus. When Castor was killed, Pollux asked Zeus to let him shareContinue reading “The Gemini twins in the Bible”

Jesus as Lord of the Zodiac

A 17th-century fresco from the Cathedral of the Living Pillar in Georgia depicting Jesus within the Zodiac circle. For me this is theology in colour. In this case, a Christ centred approach to astrology in particular and esotericism in general. Jesus, as Messiah, is not merely one power amongst many. But rather, he transcends allContinue reading “Jesus as Lord of the Zodiac”

Astrological Jesus

Here is another astrological Jesus image that I came across at It is a Byzantine image, apparently dated to 813-820 C. It features Helios in the centre, identified as the Christ by the cross, twelve naked female figures represent the hours, twelve clothed apostles represent the twelve months, and surrounding that the twelve zodiac signs.Continue reading “Astrological Jesus”

Christian Zodiac

I am thinking this could be a very interesting image to introduce into conversations about Christianity and astrology. I found it at along with these comments: “In the Middle Ages and Renaissance, there was a standard palette of astrological images that are used throughout the period, girding and expanding on their views on astrology. OneContinue reading “Christian Zodiac”

The Piscean Avatar: The Jesus of Astrology

How would you share the love of Jesus with an astrologer? I was reading an article by Marcia Montenegro called, The Piscean Avatar: The Jesus of Astrology. Marcia knows her stuff, she is a former professional astrologer after all, but I think there are problems with responses like this. It’s too rationalist, it’s too debunking orientated,Continue reading “The Piscean Avatar: The Jesus of Astrology”