Ronald Laurence Byrnes
- Category : Writers-Religion-Philosophy
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (34,36)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 3
American professional astrologer for more than three decades, the student of natal, Placidian tropical, researching historical and current figures and events, with a special emphasis on early Christianity and the Middle Ages and Renaissance. By vocation, he is a clerk in a classical CD store and former manager of the Sphinx Bookshop in Berkeley in 1988/89.
Ronald was raised with no particular religious affiliation. On 6/06/1966 in Berkeley, c. 3:24 PM PDT, he had a complete mystical OBE, knowing what Jesus meant about the Kingdom of Heaven within, and his life changed utterly. He began a pilgrimage which entailed writing the book "Jesus and the Holy Shroud." He is the author of articles on the scientific basis of astrology for TMA (April/May 1994 and Feb/1995) and had several more books in the works. He edited the magnificent volume, "The General Principles of Astrology" by Aleister Crowley with Evangeline Adams under his pseudonym, Hymenaeus Beta, in November 2002