Silence and solitude
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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco] .
Written in English


  • Solitude -- Quotations, maxims, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Eileen Campbell.
GenreQuotations, maxims, etc.
ContributionsCampbell, Eileen.
LC ClassificationsPN6084.S65 F33 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22922540M
ISBN 100062512714
LC Control Number95004229

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  Following on from A Book of Silence, this is a shorter book from the School of Life series (which I love and have almost read in its entirety) about the . Sought passively, out of visceral craving, the simple forms of solitude and silence provide an elemental salve to the psyche; sought deliberately, for the purpose of exercising and edifying the soul, solitude and silence become spiritual disciplines, and their benefits expand to the spirit. When solitude and silence are cultivated and actively. Much of our faith and practice is about words—preaching, teaching, talking with others. Yet all of these words are not enough to take us into the real presence of God. This book is an invitation to meet God deeply and fully through solitude and silence. This expanded edition includes a guide for groups to use for both discussion and practice. This expanded edition includes a guide for groups to use both in discussing the book content and in learning to practice silence together. Invitation to Solitude and Silence: Experiencing God's Transforming Presence () by Ruth Haley Barton5/5(3).

I liked the book very much, though I spent most of my time reading it wishing it was less about those things, those technologies, that keep us from solitude, and more about solitude itself. At the end of the book, though, the author, Michael Harris, . The Language of Silence: the Changing Face of Monastic Solitude (book) by Peter-Damian Belisle. An Infinity of Little Hours: Five Young Men and Their Trial of Faith in the Western World's Most Austere Monastic Order (book) by Nancy Klein Maguire. Silence Solitude can be the best place to find your answers. Some say that in silence and solitude you find who you really are because here there are no forces to confuse you or lead you astray. Some people seek solitude to hear the voices of their hearts and souls. Some seek solitude to hear the voice of God. Winner of a Christianity Today Book Award!To seek to fill a book with words about moving beyond words into solitude and silence is a daunting task; it is laughable really, if one sees the irony in it all. I have found myself drawn to the task and yet somehow strangely resistant. On the one hand, I have been drawn to the task because my journey into solitude and silence has 4/5(5).