The Astrology Book: The Encyclopedia of Heavenly Influences

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Visible Ink Press, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 889 pages
The most complete and affordable single-volume reference on Astrology available anywhere!

This massive 928-page tome is the definitive work on celestial forces and the influence of the stars and other heavenly bodies on human personality, behavior, and fate. The Astrology Book: The Encyclopedia of Heavenly Influences defines and explains more than 800 astrological terms and concepts from air signs to Zeus and everything in between.

Students of the sun and stars and the laypeople interested in knowing more about those passionate Scorpios or intuitive Pisceans can examine the total astrology culture, famous astrologers, heavenly bodies, explanations, and interpretations of every planet in every house and sign--even pesky technical terms. And to further them on their star quest, The Astrology Book includes a special section on casting a chart. It also includes a table of astrological glyphs and abbreviations, a helpful bibliography, an index, and a list of organizations, books, periodicals, and websites dedicated to the study of the influences reigning from the heavens.

The wealth of information it contains makes it is one of the most useful guides to astrology available today.

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Lewis (religious studies, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point; The Dream Encyclopedia) has updated his part glossary, part history, part how-to reference for the first time in ten years. He has added 60 ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

James R. Lewis is the recipient of Choice's Outstanding Academic Title award and Best Reference Book awards from the American Library Association and the New York Public Library Association. He is an internationally recognized authority on nontraditional religious groups and currently teaches religious studies at the University of Wisconsin?Stevens Point.

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