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John Raunce, A Brief Declaration against Judicial Astrologie (1650), p. 1. i
Conflict The relations between astrology and religion had been coloured by
mutual suspicion since the early Christian era. During the century after the
Reformation the ...
How is the marked antipathy of Puritanism for astrology to be accounted for ? ...
there was a saint for every disease.5 Efforts to brand judicial astrology as a '
Popish' practice were, of course, unlikely to carry much weight with the well-
the objections to astrology, and that the Counter-Reformation Church on the
Continent was proceeding against the science ... The most prominent English
Catholic opponent of judicial astrology was Christopher Davenport ('Francis a
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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