Betty J. Kova cs received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine, in Comparative Literature and Theory of Symbolic/Mythic Language. She has studied and taught in Europe and the United States. She taught Literature, Writing, and Symbolic/Mythic Language for twenty-five years. She served many years as Chair and Program Chair on the Board of Directors of the Jung Society of Claremont in California and sits on the Academic Advisory Board of Forever Family Foundation. She is author of The Miracle of Death: There is Nothing But Life and Merchants of Light: The Consciousness That is Changing the World.
"Here are the spiritual secrets that the priests of the patriarchy and their drive for power have tried to repress, but which we urgently need at this present moment of evolutionary crisis."Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Ph.D. Sufi teacher and author, Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth "This splendid book is a tour de force, an infusion of wisdom capable of changing the direction and fate of our species."Larry Dossey, M.D. Author, One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters "Betty Kovacs' Merchants of Light is a magnificent masterpiece of illumined scholarship, the most grounded and majestic evolutionary intelligence, and the exquisitely written distillation of a lifetime's experience of revelation and grace."Andrew Harvey, Poet, mystical scholar, spiritual teacher, Founder and Director of Institute for Sacred Activism, author, Return of the Mother, Radical Passion, and Turn Me to Gold "This is a wonderful and heart-opening book, a guide for awakening the soul of the world."Barbara Hand Clow, Author, Awakening the Planetary Mind and Alchemy of Nine Dimensions "Betty Kovacs combines extensive historical scholarship with personal memoir to show how we lost the knowledge of our immortality and divinity and how we are reclaiming it today. A moving and compelling account that taught me many things. Vital reading in the century where we either transform ourselves or perish."Christopher Bache, Ph.D. Author, Diamonds from Heaven and Dark Night, Early Dawn