SOLITUDE AND COMMUNITY: PARABOLA, VOLUME XVII, NO. 1; SPRING 1992.
New York: 1992. Contains Memorial to D.M. Dooling; "The Inner Family" by D. M. Dooling - The lifelong study of essential relationships; "Reunion with the Source" by Mary Ann Troedsson - A death in the family; "Surrounded by Water, Dying of Thirst" by Lambros Kamperidis - Withdrawing from the world as preparation for re-entering the world; "The Soul of the Community" by Eliezer Shore - "Before we can know God, we must come to know ourselves"; "Finding the Gift in It" by Jean Harris - Solitary confinement and communal empowerment; "All My Relations" by Linda Hogan - Re-establishing universal connections in a sweat lodge ceremony; "The Forest of Eyes" by Richard Nelson - The unity of two separate worlds in nature; "Grain Elevators" by Ruth Rudner, photos by Bruce Selyem - "Where land lies without bounds, the emptiness is huge"; "Selfless Service" from The Bhagavad Gita - The two paths of the pure heart in yoga; "Dweller in the Cave of the Heart" by Wayne Teasdale - The Hindu sannyasi's search for the mystery of distinction-within-unity; "Between Work and Prayer" by Thomas Merton - The cloister garth as the monastery's inner light; "On the Life of the Therapeutae" by Philo - An early Jewish monastic sect near Alexandria; "Aboriginal Solitude" by James G. Cowan - Community with the earth, the Dreaming, and totemic ritual; FIVE POEMS by Ch'iu-ti Liu, Brian Swann, Anne K. Smith, Rosalie Cutting, and Rob Baker; "Hoeing Garlic" by Stanley Crawford - Two opposite tendencies at odds in physical labor; "Paid in Gold: An interview with Ruth Cooke" - A 96-year-old woman looks at life alone and together with friends and ideas; "On Solitude and the Attainment of God" by Meister Eckhart - A medieval mystic's challenge to withdrawing from the world; 128 pages. Item #18655
Paperback in very good condition; Cover somehat rubbed and rippled.