My Daily Personal Reading for 5/29/2021

Mars is 21°59′ in Cancer. William Lilly writes he governs the watery triplicity of Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces. He is in no terms. He is not in his rulership, exaltation, fall or detriment. Mars opposes the Moon in 21°02′ in Capricorn. She is in her detriment of Capricorn. She does govern Earth signs by night. She is the great manifestor of the world. With her … Continue reading My Daily Personal Reading for 5/29/2021

Exploring Marsilio Ficino’s De Christiana Religione

Originally posted on The Modern Hermeticist:
https://youtu.be/gJJClgpC9jI Topics: Ficino’s Polemics, Humanism, Florentine Platonism, Neoplatonism, the Latin Polemical Tradition (Petrus Alfonsi, Joachim of Fiore, Ramon Marti, Nicholas of Lyra, Paul of Burgos, Jerome of Santa Fe, Pico Della Mirandola, etc.), apocalypticism, The Great Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter, Talmudic esotericism, Kabbalah, Prophecy (Sibyls, Oracles, Old Testament prophets), Natural Religion, philological anecdotes, etc. Speakers: Dan Attrell, David… Continue reading Exploring Marsilio Ficino’s De Christiana Religione

On Demons – St. Augustine’s City of God (Book IX)

Originally posted on The Modern Hermeticist:
https://youtu.be/SiUMKltJH_I Topics: 5th century Christian Demonology, Demons, Demonization of the Pagan Gods, Platonism/Neoplatonism, Aristotelianism, Stoicism, Apuleius, Aulus Gellius, Plotinus, Souls, Philosophy, Passions, Virtue, Vice. Translated by Marcus Dods. From Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, Vol. 2. Edited by Philip Schaff. (Buffalo, NY: CLP Co., 1887.) For Context [from Wikipedia]: “On the city of God against the pagans (Latin:… Continue reading On Demons – St. Augustine’s City of God (Book IX)