Item #10635 THE ORAL TRADITION: PARABOLA, VOLUME XVII, NO. 3; FALL 1992. Martha Heyneman, Martin Lings, P L. Travers, Roger Lipsey, Paul Jordan-Smith, Rob Baker, Ellen Draper.


New York: 1992. Contains "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; "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; 128 pages. Item #10635

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