A TREATISE UPON THE INFLUENCE OF THE STARS ON MAN AND
ON THE ART OF RULING THEM BY THE LAW OF GRACE:
Wherein is set forth, what Astrology, and the
Light of Nature is. What influence the Stars naturally have on Man, and
how the same may be diverted, and avoided.
That the Outward Man,
how eminent soever in all Natural and Political Sciences,
is to be denied, and
die in us; and, that
the Inward Man by the Light of Grace,
through profession and practice of a holy life,
is to be acknowledged and
live in us: Which is the only means to keep the true Sabbath in
inward Holiness, and free from outward Pollution.
SAPIENS DOMINABITUR ASTRIS
(Reprinted from the Original of 1649
What Astrology is, and what Theology;
and how they have reference one to another.
Concerning the Subject of Astrology.
Of the three parts of Man; Spirit, Soul and Body,
from whence every one is taken, and how one is in the other.
Of the composition of the Microcosm, that is Man,
from the Macrocosm, the great World.
That all kinds of Sciences, Studies, Actions and
Lives, flourishing amongst Men on the Earth and Sea do testify that all
Astrology, that is, natural wisdom with all its species, is and is to be
really found in every Man . And so all things, whatsoever men act on
earth, are produced, moved, governed, and acted from the inward heaven.
And what are the Stars which a wise man ought to rule.
Touching a double
Firmament and Star in every man ; and that, by the benefit of Regeneration
in the exercise of the Sabbath, a man may be transposed from a worse
Nature into a better.
Distribution of all Astrology into the Seven Governors of the World, and
their Operations and Offices, as well in the Macrocosm as in the
Touching the Astrology
of Saturn, of what kind it is, and how it ought to be Theologized.
Declaration, how the Astrology of Saturn in Man ought to be and may be