The Tarot and Divination
Instructor: Christopher Gibson
Suggested Donation: $9 per class and $14 for both classes.
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In this two-hour presentation we will explore the history and background of the tarot, its function in 18th, 19th and 20th century Mystery School Traditions, and the process of divination—the foreknowledge of future events
Topics covered in the first recording are:
- Origins and Evolution of the Tarot
- Ritual of Egyptian Initiation and the Egyptian Tarot
- Tarot as a pictoral synthemsis of the universe
- Divinitory techniques: We live in two worlds
Topics covered in the second recording are:
- Tarot images represent archetypes
- Description of the major arcana 1-9
- We live in two worlds: relationship between time and distance
- Examples of time/distance between inner and out plane
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Christopher Gibson began his astrology and tarot studies in 1968, and since 1977 he has worked as a professional astrologer with an international clientele. He taught astrology and tarot from 1980 – 1996, through Community Services at Los Angeles City College, and has lectured extensively both internationally and throughout the US.
Christopher has held memberships with the Association for Astrological Networking, American Federation of Astrologers, Professional Astrologers Incorporated, and the National Council for Geocosmic Research. He is a Certified Grand Master of the Tarot with the American Tarot Association.
He has been a contributing writer for Gnosis magazine, the Church of Light Quarterly, and Starscrolls a monthly astrological calendar.
His astrological education is with the Church of Light in which he is certified as a Hermetician and Ordained Minister. Christopher has served on the board of Directors of the Church of Light since 1978 in varying capacities as president, vice-president, and corporate secretary. He also served as vice president for the New Mexico Chapter of NCGR.
Christopher has been featured in Who’s Who in America, LA Inside Out, and Faces of Faith. He currently makes his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.