Whence Cometh Our Help?

Guidance for our time from three wise men

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

A universe of meaning in a small Parisian abode

Participators of Sacred Things, by Roger Lipsey

The structure of traditional art

Bose, Το πιο Ριζοσπαστικό Μοναστήρι στη Γη

Από τη στιγμή που ιδρύθηκε, πενήντα χρόνια πριν, η κοινότητα του Bose ήταν προορισμένη να λειτουργήσει ως οδοδείκτης […]

Desiring Peace: A Meditation on Dag Hammarskjöld, by Roger Lipsey

The extraordinary inner life of a great public figure.

We Are All Witnesses: An Interview with Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel died Saturday, July 2, 2016 at his home in Manhattan. The Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner was 87. In May of 1985, we interviewed Elie Wiesel for our “Exile” Issue.

Signore: Parabola visits the Monastero di Bose in the Foothills of the Italian Alps, by Roger Lipsey

“There must be monasticism in the twenty-first century!” So said a friend not long ago. Both his implicit protest and his conviction make sense. The landscape of the spirit in the West would be torn and lacking if the monastic way vanished in our time. Even for those who don’t share the same faith, it…

Make Peace Before the Sun Goes Down, by Roger Lipsey

The long encounter of Thomas Merton and his Abbott, James Fox.