Free Webinars

Workshops

Take any time

Upcoming Courses

Latest News and Articles

Pluto's Contagion in Robin William's Natal Chart Pluto's Contagion in Robin William's Natal Chart The challenges facing comedian Robin William's which ended in his recent death by suicide has a reflection in his natal chart. Robin Williams was born... More detail
Lucifer's Rectangle Lucifer's Rectangle The astrological chart configuration termed a Mystic Rectangle has, ostensibly, a rare and special case configuration called Lucifer's Rectangle. Like... More detail
Untying the Knots of the Twelve-Letter Alphabet Untying the Knots of the Twelve-Letter Alphabet The Twelve Letter Alphabet, sometimes called the twelve “Archetypes,” underlies much of the presentation of planets, signs, and houses in modern Western... More detail

Domenico diMichelino -Dante And His Poem

register-blueFirst meeting: Sept 18 at 7 am PACIFIC/10 am EASTERN TIME
Free for Kepler Students, $4.50 for others (to help pay for the classroom space)

Need more stimulation in the morning than your favorite caffeinated beverage? Join Joseph Crane to discuss his latest book, Between Fortune and Providence: Astrology and the Universe in Dante's Divine Comedy.

This book looks at Dante's Divine Comedy from an astrological perspective and discusses the relationship of astrological practice to that of divination, magic, and prophecy. We see that Dante's astrology is an expression of nature (and super-nature) that is ordered but subject to change, and, in the earthly realm, subject to decline and the need for regeneration. There are specific philosophical traditions underpinning The Divine Comedy's astrology - are these traditions also within modern astrology? We find that astrology itself, like Dante's great poem, also dwells between the turnings of personal Fortune and the purposeful universe of Providence.


About the Author

Joseph Crane studied philosophy at Brandeis University in 1976 and received his M.A. from Lesley University in integrated psychotherapy with an Independent Study degree. Joseph is a consulting astrologer, teacher, and author. He is the author of A Practical Guide to Traditional Astrology (1997), Astrological Roots: The Hellenistic Legacy (2007) and a number of published articles. He has taught philosophy, ancient mythology, and Hellenistic astrology at Kepler College. As cofounder of the Astrology Institute, Joseph has trained many people in modern and traditional astrology. He is also a psychotherapist and a Buddhist practitioner in the Tibetan Vajrayana tradition.

Featured Instructor

Explore our Courses

  • E520 Character, Karma, and Calling: Astrologies of Soul +

    3 Workshops over 3 termsInstructors; Joseph Crane and Enid Newberg Each individual 5-week workshop is $195, $530 if you take Read More
  • E300 Astrological Heritage +

    Instructor: Inga Thornell Astrology has a rich heritage stretching back thousands of years. We sometimes think of astrology as just Read More
  • WR201 Counseling Issues in Astrology +

    Primary Instructors: Karen McCauley and Inga Thornell. Guests have included Claudia Dikinis, Bob Glasscock and Donna Van Toen. Required for the Read More
  • E400 Astronomy for Astrologers +

    Taught by Bruce ScofieldThis course is required for the Certificate Diploma, but can also be taken as an elective. Astronomy Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

Newsletter

Make sure you don't miss interesting happenings and free webinars by joining our newsletter. It is published twice a month.

captcha  

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions. Our office hours are from 9 AM to 4 PM Pacific Time, Monday-Thursday.

  • Post Office Box: 
       17233 15th Ave NE #55834
      Shoreline, WA  98155
  • Phone: 1-425-673-4292
  • info@kepler.edu

 

Free Introduction to Astrology

sky zodiac Click here for a FREE Introduction to Astrology. This course is based on the online course site that Kepler uses for its regular classes..

Connect with us