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Four times a year for nearly 40 years PARABOLA has gathered the wisdom of the world's spiritual traditions to illuminate the central questions of life. Become a subscriber at parabola.org.

Four times a year for nearly 40 years PARABOLA has gathered the wisdom of the world's spiritual traditions to illuminate the central questions of life. Become a subscriber at parabola.org.
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Four times a year for nearly 40 years PARABOLA has gathered the wisdom of the world's spiritual traditions to illuminate the central questions of life. Become a subscriber at parabola.org.

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English


Episodes

Parabola Podcast Episode 39 - The Wild

7/1/2019
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Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from the current issue of Parabola, The Wild, including an essay on environmentalism and society in the Amazon and two myths about wilderness, The Seven Swans and Romulus and Remus

Duration:00:23:22

Parabola Podcast Episode 38 - Remembering

5/24/2019
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Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola Magazien's forty-year archive on the theme of remembering.

Duration:00:16:16

Parabola Podcast Episode 37 - Renewal

4/25/2019
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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.

Duration:00:17:22

Parabola Podcast Episode 36 - Change and the Changeless

2/1/2019
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Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares Jm 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.

Duration:00:19:58

Parabola Podcast Episode 35 - Vision

12/1/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola's archives on the theme of "vision," including senior editor Tracy Cochran's essay "Visions of Joni," in this episode of Parabola's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:17:41

Parabola Podcast Episode 34 - Hope

11/2/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola's new issue, "Hope," in this episode of our magazine's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:20:45

Parabola Podcast Episode 33 - Guidance

10/1/2018
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Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares Josh Boettiger's essay on King David and Leonard Cohen, "The Poet and the Shepherd," and Susan McCaslin's meditation on spiritual journeys, "Guidance," in this episode of Parabola Magazine's free monthly podcast. Subscribe at parabola.org.

Duration:00:38:02

Parabola Podcast Episode 32 - Animals

9/1/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares Ursula K. Legion's "A Parabola Bestiary: Bear" and Eleanor O'Hanlon's "Remarkable Beings" in this episode of Parabola Magazine's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:24:47

Parabola Podcast Episode 31 - The Journey Home

8/1/2018
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Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares Ram Dass and Mirabai Bush's "Going Home" and Emily Dickinson's poem "Our Journey Had Advanced" in this episode of Parabola Magazine's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:18:58

Parabola Podcast Episode 30 - Together

7/1/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares editorial director Tracy Cochran's "Fusterlandia" and Elizabeth Napp's "An Education in Peace," as well as some wise words on leadership from Octavia Butler, in this episode of Parabola Magazine's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:23:59

Parabola Podcast Episode 29 - Hunger

6/1/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares Margaret Delaney's "The Anonymous Ones" and "Gastronomy in Ancient China" by Donald Haper in the latest episode of Parabola Magazine's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:26:19

Parabola Podcast Episode 28 - The Miraculous

5/12/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from the new issue of Parabola Magazine, "The Miraculous," including three new poems by beloved author Jane Yolen.

Duration:00:20:56

Parabola Podcast Episode 27 - The Maze

4/3/2018
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"For if my life has happened to me, there have been moments—may they be counted—when I have happened to it. Let me not, therefore, be a Sabine Woman, part of your plunder, borne off in protest. I would encounter darkness as a bride and eat the pomegranate!" Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares PL Travers' stunning essay "Walking the Maze" and William Segal's wise poem "The Middle Ground" in this episode of Parabola Magazine's free podcast.

Duration:00:21:26

Parabola Podcast Episode 26 - Wealth

3/1/2018
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Parabola's free monthly podcast features essays by Alexandra Haven and David Ulrich, touching on the wonders of ancient Egypt and the joys of mindful photography, read by story editor Betsy Cornwell.

Duration:00:32:03

Parabola Podcast Episode 25 - The Beloved

2/1/2018
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell looks at Mirabai Starr's "Longing for the Beloved" and Linda McCarriston's "Riding Out At Evening" in this episode of Parabola's free monthly podcast.

Duration:00:18:58

Parabola Podcast Episode 24 - Forgiveness

1/2/2018
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"And God said love thy enemy, so I obeyed him, and loved myself." - Kahlil Gibran This episode of Parabola's free monthly podcast includes editor Tracy Cochran's wisdom about forgiveness in the new year, as well as Jenny Koralek's retelling of the story of the crucifixion from the points of view of Elizabeth and Mary.

Duration:00:21:16

Parabola Podcast Episode 23 - Families

12/1/2017
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Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola Magazine's latest issue, "Families," including a Hindu tale retold by Rama Devagupta and Mark Nepo's moving essay "The Great Teacher." Please visit parabola.org to read more from this issue or become a subscriber.

Duration:00:21:01

Parabola Podcast Episode 22 - Gratitude

11/2/2017
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"Never underestimate the gift of exhaustion, that just for a moment you're not thinking." Parabola editor Tracy Cochran leads a guided meditation at the Rubin Museum of Art, and the podcast looks at a Thanksgiving prayer adapted from the Mohawk that featured in our summer 1999 issue, "Prayer and Meditation."

Duration:00:22:17

Parabola Podcast Episode 21 - The Divine Child

10/2/2017
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Story editor retells the Irish myth of Neasa and shares Patty de Llosa's essay on Marion Woodman and the conscious feminine.

Duration:00:26:49

Parabola Podcast Episode 20 - The Way of the Heart

9/2/2017
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Story editor Betsy Cornwell looks at Cynthia Bourgeault’s “The Way of the Heart,” from our spring 2017 issue. Cynthia is an Episcopal priest, teacher, and retreat leader. Among her many books are The Meaning of Mary Magdalene and The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three.

Duration:00:26:49