Beauty"Ask a toad what beauty is." Voltaire's words imply that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.
The Winter 2010-2011 issue of Parabola explores beauty from a rich variety of spiritual and cultural perspectives...
6 BEAUTY REDEEMED Trebbe Johnson - Enter a world of beauty, ugliness, and unexpected transformation
14 THE RICKSHAW DRIVER Nipun Mehta - An act of kindness reveals beauties of the heart
18 ON BEAUTY Brian English - A Portfolio
24 THE BEAUTIFUL MIND - A conversation with meditation teacher Gina Sharpe
32 THE ZEITGEIST OF BEAUTY Olivier Bernier - Is beauty only in the beholder's eye? A noted historian weighs in
44 SURVIVAL OF THE INTERESTING David Rothenberg - The surprising evolution of beauty and desire
51 DISTANT BEAUTY Richard Whittaker - Glimpses of . . . celestial beauty?
59 THIS RUINED HOUSE Joyce Kornblatt - In praise of the worn, the aged, the “un-beautiful”
66 TIFERET Gilla Nissan - Beauty in the realm of the divine
72 IS NOT BEAUTY ITS OWN REWARD? Patrick Laude - Beauty and the sacred
86 A REVERENCE FOR THE DIVINE - A conversation with visionary philosopher Peter Kingsley
98 ANOTHER VISION Jeanne de Salzmann - "I seek what I am, to be what I am"
POETRY: THREE NEW POEMS BY MARY OLIVER
56 I GO DOWN TO THE SHORE
57 AFTER I FALL DOWN THE STAIRS AT THE GOLDEN TEMPLE
58 AND BOB DYLAN TOO
84 BEAUTY IN ALL THINGS
38 THE NIGHTINGALE Hans Christian Andersen/Fairy Tale - Retold by Diane Wolkstein
80 THE VERSES OF THE THERI AMBAPALI Ambapali/Buddhist - Translated and retold with commentary by Margo McLoughlin
98 A GEOMETRICAL VIEW OF THE CRUCIFIX Richard Jagacinski - How to think and live outside the box
106 MYSTERY CULTS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD - Hugh Bowden | reviewed by Richard Smoley
110 THE CASE FOR GOD - Karen Armstrong | reviewed by Bill Williams
114 A STORY WAITING TO PIERCE YOU - Peter Kingsley | reviewed by Thomas Moore
119 FREEING THE BODY, FREEING THE MIND - Edited by Michael Stone | reviewed by Alexandra Yurkovsky
121 ELEGANT FAILURE - Richard Shrobe | reviewed by Patty de Llosa
Parabola 35:4 - Beauty
- ISBN: 03621596354
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