Astrology in England in the Twenty-First Century


  • Bernard Eccles Bath Spa University



astrology, ecological, neopagan, England


This paper examines the state of astrology in England at the opening of the twenty-first century. It compares the present state of astrology to a previous assessment published in 1986, and finds that astrology’s long-term survival is not as assured as was assumed at that time. Criteria for the continuance of astrology are suggested, and various options for the future are examined, most of which fail to meet these criteria. In the end, the most promising direction for astrology to take, supported by both external and internal indications, appears to be in association with ecological and neo-pagan movements.

Author Biography

  • Bernard Eccles, Bath Spa University
    Bath Spa University


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How to Cite

Eccles, B. (2007). Astrology in England in the Twenty-First Century. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 1(2), 237-258.