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Parabola Volume 40 No. 4, Winter 2015-2016: Free Will and Destiny

Parabola Volume 40 No. 4, Winter 2015-2016: Free Will and Destiny

Parabola’s new cover depicts a woman gazing into a crystal ball. Presumably she is trying to divine the future. Are the days and years to come foreseeable? If so, then what of free will, our apparent ability to make choices and to influence the course of events? If our futures are determined, what does that mean for our spiritual search? How is liberation possible?