Stars proposed in religion

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Stars proposed in religion are a subset of the relationship between religion and astronomy.

These may include:

  • Kolob, a star proposed in Mormon cosmology
  • The Star of Bethlehem, the star that supposedly marked the birth of Christ
  • Wormwood (star), a star said to fall to Earth in the Book of Revelation

See also[edit]

  • Central Fire, a fiery celestial body hypothesized by the pre-Socratic philosopher Philolaus to be positioned at the center of the universe, around which all other celestial objects revolve
  • Religious cosmology, a way of explaining the origin, the history and the evolution of the cosmos or universe based on the religious mythology of a specific tradition