Author Archives: Acharya

2015 Astrotheology Calendar

The 2015 Astrotheology Calendar published by Stellar House Publishing and created by D.M. Murdock aka “Acharya S,” along with N.W. Barker, serves as a basic introduction into the world of archaeoastronomy, solar mythology and astrotheology. As has been the case with our past Astrotheology Calendars, in addition to showing lunar phases and astrological signs, this year’s calendar highlights the solstices, […]

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Star worship of the ancient Israelites

Star Worship of the Ancient Israelites

In my book “Did Moses Exist? The Myth of the Israelite Lawgiver,” I go into great detail about the astrotheological nature of Semitic worship, including that of the Israelites, who emerged from the hill country during the 12th century BCE. The Israelites were composed significantly of Canaanites, especially the Amoritish tribes that had migrated into Mesopotamia and established Babylon, as well as wandering bedouin tribes such as the Shasu and Hapiru.

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Astrotheology of the Ancients

The further one regresses in time, the more obvious it becomes that the principal and singular religious worship found around the globe has revolved around nature. This nature worship has included reverence not only for the earth, its creatures and their fecundity, but also for the sun, moon, planets and stars. For many thousands of years, man has looked to […]

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