This article accompanies the fable
Dreaming the Virgin Mary
Fire Earth Air Water
Below is a list of how the Zodiac icons have been placed in this Virgin Mary chapter.
Taurus: the Word, Logos
Cancer: Gateway to the Earth
Leo: God's light
Virgo: the Virgin Mary
Libra: Marriage of Theodora and Justinian
Scorpio: the phoenix of Resurrection (and perhaps the snake)
Sagittarius: early Christian Church
Capricorn: Gateway to Heaven
Aquarius: the coming Age of Aquarius
Pisces: the present Age of Christ
Also see this Astrology link.