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A Parabola Bestiary: Horses, by Alice van Buren

A Parabola Bestiary: Horses, by Alice van Buren

Alice van BurenSep 3, 20186 min read

Bestiaries were traditionally works of observation and natural history. Ancient and widespread, their way of observing allowed room for elements of theology, symbolism, and moralizing that strike our modern ear…

Conscience

Conscience

Parabola EditorsJan 29, 201520 min read

In the autumn of 1971, John G. Bennett inaugurated the International Academy for Continuous Education at Sherborne House, Gloucestershire, England. From that time until his death three and one-half years…

The Lesson

The Lesson

Fred CheneyMay 6, 20214 min read

Terri shouldered her baseball bat and hung her glove on the narrow end. She walked to Mr. Niles’s front steps, climbed them, and rang the bell. As she waited, she…

Gurdjieff’s Apartment: “Here there are no spectators”, by Roger Lipsey

Gurdjieff’s Apartment: “Here there are no spectators”, by Roger Lipsey

Roger LipseyOct 27, 201812 min read

The pantry in Gurdjieff’s Paris apartment. Photo courtesy of the Gurdjieff Foundation of New York A place apart, even a time apart…. Wagram 53-46. Should you…

Parabola Podcast Episode 33: Guidance

Parabola Podcast Episode 33: Guidance

Betsy CornwellOct 1, 20182 min read

We could say the search for meaning – which is a holy search – becomes imperiled whenever the poet-self and the shepherd-self are out of balance. If one is only…





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