— Introduction —
What is Esoteric? Methods in the Study of Western Esotericism (2002) — Arthur Versluis summarizes and critiques methodological controversies of the field's "formative years" (1990s and early 2000s), and argues for "gnosis" as its central focus.
— Astrology —
Before epidemiologists began modelling disease, it was the job of astrologers (2020) — Michelle Pfeffer explains the importance of astrology to European public health prior to the Enlightenment, Scientific Revolution, and advent of germ theory.