Published: 2nd August 2020
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Astrotheology. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/astrotheology. Last accessed: [date].
the branch of religious studies dealing with the theological components of Astronic religions and more broadly, the intersection of astronomy and religion.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astrotheological | ˈastrəʊˈθɪˈɒlədʒɪk(ə)l | adjective
Astrotheologically | ˈastrəʊˈθɪˈɒlədʒɪkli | adverb
Astrotheologist | ˈastrəʊˈθɪˈɒlədʒɪst | noun
Astrotheologian | ˈastrəʊˈθɪˈɒlədʒɪən | noun
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the astronomical, conjoined to the word theology, denoting the study of religious belief and divinity; meaning ‘studying the theological aspects of astronomical religion.’ Astrotheology is the root practice and root term for Astrotheism which is the system of various beliefs compiled together by Cometan to denote modern and contemporary religions, or religio-philosophical beliefs and ideas that are not categorisable as nor do they identify themselves as Astronistic, Astrological, Astrolatric or Archaeoastronistic.
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