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This article is about a non-fiction entity related to the Astronist belief system or the Astronic tradition.
Any article relating to a fictional entity will be clearly marked as being part of the Spacefaring World
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Main traditions

Prehistoric
(Before c.3300 BCE)
Archaeoastronism (List of branches) · Proto-astralism · North Star cult · Solar religion · Star-cults · Stonehenge religion

Ancient
(c. 3300 BCE to c. 1 BCE)
Asteria · Astraea · Astraeus · Astrolatrism (Moon temple · Moon worship · Sun temple · Sun worship) · Astrology (List of traditions) · Morning Star · Sabaism · Stellar deity (List)

Modern
(Pre-Cometanic forms)

(c. 1 CE to c. 2000 CE)
Modern astrology · Planet worship · Russian cosmism · Transhumanism

Contemporary
(Cometanic forms)

Astronism

(Non-Cometanic forms)
Bruere Praxis · Goertzel Cosmism · Space Renaissance International · Terasem Faith · Turing Church

Astronic-related religions
Ancient Egyptian · Anthroposophy · Aztec · Babylonian · Humanism · Mandaeism · Mayan religion · Mesopotamian · Native American · Neopaganism · Shamanism · Shang-Zhou theology · Singularitarianism · Sumerian · Zoroastrianism · Zuni religion

Main contributors
Cometan
Main practices and beliefs

Pre-Astronist
Astrolatry · Astromancy · Astrotheology · Geocentrism · Heliocentrism · Transtellation

Astronist
Astrocentricity · Cosmocentricity · Cosmomancy · Humanic Exploration of The Cosmos · Millettarian cosmology · Millettarian worldview · Sentientism

Astronic-related beliefs
Animal worship · Animism · Dark Green religion · Earth mother · Earth religion · Ecospirituality · Freethought · Gaianism · Green religion · Nature worship · Naturalism · Omnism · Religious naturalism · Sky deity · Sky father · Thunder god · Totemism · Tree worship · Water deity · Yoism

Primary works
The Grand Centrality · The Omnidoxy · The Grand Lexicon of Millettology

Not to be confused with Astrotheology, Exotheology, Exotheism, or Astrolatry.
Astrotheism, more archaically known as astro-theology, is a broad range of theological beliefs regarding and centred on the astronomical world that directly developed out of the prehistoric practice of astrolatry. Astrotheism is the belief orientation associated with the discipline of astrotheology and both have been classified as part of the Astronic religious traditon.

Origins of astro-theology

The term astro-theology appears in the title of a 1714 work by William Derham, Astro-theology: or, A demonstration of the being and attributes of God, from a survey of the heavens based on the author's observations by means of "Mr. Huygens' Glass". Derham thought that the stars were openings in the firmament through which he thought he saw the Empyrean beyond.[3] The 1783 issue of The New Christian's magazine had an essay entitled Astro-theology which argued the "demonstration of sacred truths" from "a survey of heavenly bodies" in the sense of the watchmaker analogy. Edward Higginson (1855) argues a compatibility of "Jewish Astro-theology" of the Hebrew Bible, which places God and his angelic hosts in the heavens, with a "Scientific Astro-theology" based on observation of the cosmos.

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