Journey to the Sea

an online magazine devoted to the study of myth

Issue 4

Rumi: The Fable of the Lion’s Share

Laura begins a series on religious interpretations of Aesop’s fables by looking at the fable of the lion’s share in Rumi, a thirteenth-century Sufi master.

Zeus and the Turtle: An Aesopic Fable  »

Randy concludes his series on two Western themes concerning man’s relationship to the divine by looking at the delightful fable of how the turtle got her shell.

G.K. Chesterton on Fairy Tales  »

Travis explores G.K. Chesterton’s high praise of fairy tales, looking at the story of the frog prince to show what they can still offer us today.