The filmmaker writes about forgiveness and acceptance
Forgiveness in the work of Martin Scorsese
Understanding mercy as a force from on High
The Sufi master on meeting the inner and outer challenges of our time
The photo project “Icon and Mirror” by Pola Rader analyzes the Orthodox woman and her social role in feminist context.
A childhood memory leads to forgiveness and love
LETTERS FROM HELL by Valdemar Adolph Thisted. Preface by George MacDonald. Reviewed by Jan Cheripko
Imagination itself may be our best resource for experiential recovery of a vibrant, participatory, and wildly sacred Earth.
A conversation with wildlife photographer, author, and conservationist Staffan Widstrand
Remembering the beloved poet
Going to the movies, mindfully
A celebrated composer hears celestial music
In the Summer of 1987, Parabola sat down for an exchange with Marion Woodman on the subject of addiction.
An Interview with Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church from November 4, 2006 until November 1, 2015.
A conversation with deep psychologist Michael Penn
Exploring yoga with the guru’s granddaughter
Whoever you are: in the evening step out | of your room, where you know everything …
Mary Oliver was an astonishing poet beloved by many and also a frequent contributor to PARABOLA over the years.
A child retells the legend of the Sumerian goddess Inanna and her descent to the Nether World.
Three Poems by Jane Yolen
An anonymous Buddhist tale translated from the Pali and retold by Margo McLoughlin
How the Aztec god Tezcatlipoca created a fiesta of music.
How the goddess of creation became the goddess of death
A Sufi king seeks a ring of great power.
Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from the current issue of PARABOLA: The Wild.
Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from PARABOLA’s forty-three year archive on the theme of remembering.
Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares essays from Parabola’s extensive archives on the theme of “Renewal” in this episode of Parabola magazine’s free podcast.
Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares Jim White’s moving essay “The Esoteric Shakespeare” and Scottish and Chinese fairy tales, as well as wise advice from Rainer Maria Rilke, in this episode of Parabola magazine’s free monthly podcast.
“GURDJIEFF RECONSIDERED: The Life, the Teachings, The Legacy” by Roger Lipsey. Reviewed by Jeff Zaleski
THE STILLNESS OF THE LIVING FOREST: A Year of Listening and Learning by John Harvey. Reviewed by Jan Cheripko
TIMELESS IN TIME: Sri Ramana Maharshi. Reviewed by Samuel Bendeck Sotillos.
BLACK ELK, LAKOTA VISIONARY: The Oglala Holy Man and Sioux Tradition. Reviewed by Samuel Bendeck Sotillos.