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This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Astronomical paganism

astrəˈnɒmɪk(ə)l ˈpeɪɡ(ə)nɪz(ə)m

noun | Astroanthropology

any neopagan religious movement incorporating aspects of Astronism, astrolatry or astromancy.

Derivatives

  • Astropaganism | astrəʊˈpeɪɡ(ə)nɪz(ə)m | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word astronomical, denoting outer space and celestial phenomena, alongside the word paganism denoting a non-Christian religion; meaning ‘astronomical forms of paganism.’ 
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