• Parabola 17:3 -   The Oral Tradition


Parabola 17:3

The Oral Tradition

, ISBN Pb 17:3 / 978Pb 17:3, Parabola

"The Mother Tongue" by Martha Heyneman - The first gift

"The Synthesis of Language" by Martin Lings - Richness of expression in the absence of writing

"If One Thing Stands, Another Will Stand Beside It: An interview with Chinua Achebe" - Stories from a Nigerian childhood

"Mahpiyato" by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn - The moment when the story comes

"The Call to Remember" by Arthur Amiotte - A Lakota boy’s coming of age

"In the Beginning" by P. L. Travers - The ancient source of story

"Cowboy Poetry" by Anne Heath - The oral tradition of the American West

"From Delphi: A Code for Questioners" by Roger Lipsey - How to ask the right question

ARCS: "The Unifying Word"

"To the Ones Who Would Listen" by Kaygusuz Abdal - Advice of a fifteenth-century ashik, translated by Sheikh Tosun Bayrak al Jerrahi

"The Unwritten Torah" by Lawrence Fine - Judaism’s oral teachings

"Stillness" by Swami Chetanananda - What is transmitted in silence

"Teacher, Student, Lineage" by Rosemary Jeanes Antze - The guru and the disciple in South Indian dance

"Words and Their Fulfillment" by Ramesh S. Balsekar - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj on how to listen

"The Ethics of the Fathers" - Sayings of the sages through the centuries

"And the Word Was Made Flesh" by Paul Jordan-Smith - Origins of the Christian Mass

"The Great Liberation" by Daniel Gallik - Poetic experience of hearing in the Bardo state

Tangents - reviews
"Communicating with Light" by Richard Kostelanetz - The light painting of James Turrell

Epicycles - Traditional stories from around the world

"A Dispute in Sign Language" / Jewish
"The Man of Lore" / Irish - retold by Tom White
"Two Baal-Shem Stories" / Jewish - retold by Martin Buber
"A Story in Search of an Audience" / Hindu - retold by A. K. Ramanujan


Parabola 17:3 - The Oral Tradition

  • ISBN: 978Pb 17:3
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