Religion: Down Astrology

In times of strain and calamity the old dark gods emerge from the jungle and crude, primitive religion comes back. We are today threatened with it again in the prevailing cult of astrology.

With these words famed Anglican Bishop Frank Russell Barry of Southwell lashed out last week at Britain's wartime astrology craze. "Few things," he added, "are more demoralizing than to yield to the tyranny of superstition—that moral and intellectual corrosive which destroys the will and undermines the character. . . . If this . . . were to get a hold upon...

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