Silence Volume 1 Process

Silence Volume 1 Process A User's Guide

Paperback (29 Oct 2014) | English

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This book, the first of a major two-volume work, exposes the processes by which silence can transfigure our lives-what Maggie Ross calls 'the work of silence'; it describes how lives steeped in silence can transfigure other lives unawares. It shows how the work of silence was once understood to be the foundation of the teaching of Jesus, and how this teaching was once an intrinsic part of Western Christianity; it describes some of the methods by which the institution suppressed the work of silence, and why religious institutions are afraid of silence. Above all, this book shows that the work of silence gives us a way of being in the world that is more than we can ask for or imagine. Rowan Williams provides a foreword.

Book information

ISBN: 9780232531480
Publisher: Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd
Imprint: Darton, Longman & Todd
Pub date:
DEWEY: 248.34
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xiii, 235
Weight: 392g
Height: 156mm
Width: 229mm
Spine width: 18mm