One bright spring day, Parabola met with Karen Armstrong in her suite at the Parker Meridian hotel in Manhattan. The petite, friendly 62-year-old British ex-nun, arguably the most influential commentator on religion in the English-speaking world, was on tour to promote her latest bestselling book. Lauded by critics as “magisterial” and “magnificent,” The Great Transformation…
Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from the Fall 2021 issue of Parabola Magazine, Fire, including the lead essay by Sufi master Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, “Fire Season.” Read the full issue by subscribing to Parabola. Parabola Magazine · Parabola Podcast Episode 50: Fire
Story editor Betsy Cornwell and Parabola intern Surnaí Molloy read excerpts from the Summer 2021 issue, Young & Old, in this episode of our free podcast.
With a gaze of majestic power, the master electrified me with a glimpse of his cosmic consciousness.
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.
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 conversation with civic visionary Jonathan F.P. Rose
A classic quest seen anew