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Prophecy and Divination

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What does the future hold? This is one of the big questions we’d all like answered. This page has links to resources at sacred-texts that relate to prophecy and divination.


 The Prophecies of Nostradamus
by NostradamusThe complete predictions of Nostradamus both in English and Old French, with a biography of Nostradamus and some notes about the events of 9/11.


 Nostradamus: The Man Who Saw Through Time
by Lee McCann [1941].
A biography and historical novel of Nostradamus, with many interpreted quatrains, written during World War II.

 The Oracles of Nostradamus
by Charles A. Ward [1891].
The complete text of one of the best books about Nostradamus ever written.

 The Sibylline Oracles
Tr. by Milton S. Terry [1899].
Read the mysterious (purported) predictions of the Roman Sibylline Oracle.

 The Book of Revelation
The most famous Christian prophecy.

 The Prophecies of Paracelsus
by Paracelsus, tr. by J.K [1915].
The alchemist and esoteric philosopher issued a set of 32 predictions, each illustrated by an enigmatic woodcut.

 Mother Shipton Investigated
by William H. Harrison [1881]
Prophecies attributed to Mother Shipton, a legendary English figure who lived over 500 years ago are startlingly accurate. Were these true predictions or just simply a self-perpetuating hoax?

 The Prophecies of the Brahan Seer
by Alexander Mackenzie, intro. by Andrew Lang [1899]
The tale of the famed Scottish clarivoyant and his amazing, and very specific, predictions.


If you’d like to get your own view of the future, here are some systems for doing so.

 Planetary Positions
Get the current astrological chart, cast one for your birthdate, or for any historical date.

 Sacred Books of the East, Volume 16; the I Ching
by James Legge [1899]
The famous Chinese oracle book, one of the oldest surviving sacred texts.

 The Pictorial Key to the Tarot
by A.E. Waite [1911]
Read the classic by A.E. Waite on the Tarot. Includes the Waite-Rider Tarot deck. Also: get a Tarot reading!