Can you hear what I hear? HERMENEUTICS in historical context!
We look at the 8-of-Cups as an example of expanding the possibilities of meaning in your cards as inspired by ocular observations…or by historical hermeneutics
An explanation of hermeneutics and how it can help us broaden our tarot definitions repertoire…
The apple may have just been usurped as the most influential symbolic fruit of the historical-moralistic lexicon.
Looking at two of the tarot’s suit icons from a historical perspective…
Some of the tarot’s allegorical Virtues are easy to identify… But where and how does one pinpoint the *Vices* in the tarot deck? (And how can it be useful to identify them?)
Deciphering court cards can be a challenge…here’s a look at some ways to interpret the knights in your tarot deck.
Sylvia Rodgers Albro, a senior conservator at the Library of Congress, presents several instances of Arabic influence in the early Italian papermaking industry… what does it mean for the history of tarot?
A reflection on one of Dr. Irwin Yalom’s chapters from his book “The Gift of Therapy” reveals a hidden virtue in the act of tarot reading for others…Charity.
The Hermit follows his own path…or does his path follow Nature? A 17th-century print offers another interpretation of the Hermit card (IX)…