Synopses & Reviews
In The Heavens Declare, author and astrologer Alice O. Howell proclaims, and#147;We are not confronting the end of the world, but the end of the Age of Pisces!and#8221; Integrating two major disciplines of astrology and Jungian depth psychology, Howelland#8217;s latest title reveals the fascinating connection between astrology and the evolution of the Collective Unconscious, C.G. Jungand#8217;s theory that the unconscious mind is shared by all humans and contains archetypes and universal mental predispositions not grounded in physical experience. Written in the form of thought-provoking letters to her analyst friend, Howelland#8217;s natural wit and charm compliment the text. Exploring the synchronicity between myth, history, religion, and the evolution of humankind over the past five astrological agesand#151;spanning some 12,000 yearsand#151;she presents the current tasks and the potential traps humanity now faces. Howell also provides her audience with a deeper understanding and method of healing the individual psyche. She illustrates that an astrologer serves as a type of psychologist who analyzes the position of the stars and planets within an individualand#8217;s astrological chart for the purpose of understanding his or her psychological makeup, the personal challenges he or she may face, and the possible solutions to overcoming those obstacles.
Presents astrology as a symbolic language of archetypal processes that you can use as a tool for the deeper understanding and healing of the individual psyche.
This book is well suited for beginners looking to understand fundamental astrological concepts like houses, trines, and quaternities, as well as seasoned practitioners asking deeper questions, like, How can the chart be used for healing?