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Astronomical religion

Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Astronomical religion. Available: Last accessed [date].


a derivation of natural religion, a form of religion or religious philosophy characterised by a centrality placed on outer space as the prime source of spiritual connection or existential guidance.


Astroreligion | ˈastrəʊrɪˈlɪdʒ(ə)n | noun


Astro-English: from Astronese, the term astronomical religion was coined by Cometan to denote a form of religion based on outer space or on a cosmic theme.

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