Magianism


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Magianism

the teaching and studies of the priestly caste in ancient Media and Persia whose belief in the advent of a savior involved them in intensive astrological research, including the following of a star to Bethlehem (See Matthew 2:1-12).
See also: Astrology
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He was also critical of Baha'ism and Qadianism which were "the two forms which the modern revival of pre- Islamic Magianism has assumed.