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)…
Being the Medieval mind’s most common association with a “tower,” what can the Tower of Babel teach us from the Book of Genesis in the Bible…as it regards the image in our Tarot decks?
What is rhetoric and how could it possibly relate to tarot reading?
As the Church strove to maintain control of morality during the Renaissance, decrees were made to stifle the practice of charivari. Could The Lovers (card VI) be propaganda advocating the Church’s stance?
The Sun card (XIX) tells us that abundance is happening RIGHT NOW…