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2 edition of A book of silence found in the catalog.

A book of silence

by Sara Maitland

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSara Maitland
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.A355 B66 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434529M
ISBN 101582435176
ISBN 109781582435176
LC Control Number2009032950

The information about Silence shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .   ‎For eleven years, Oakley Farrell has been silent. At the age of five, she stopped talking,and no one seems to know why. Refusing to communicate beyond a few physical actions, Oakley remains in her own little world. Bullied at school, she has just one friend, Cole Benson. Cole stands by her refu /5(K).

This book chronicles the author and journalist Sara Maitland's journey into deepening silence, and to quite a large degree, distancing herself from the hustle and bustle of `ordinary life'. Sara weaves together her own journey with thoughts and quotes from those who have made this journey before her, especially the desert fathers/5().   Book Review: A Book of Silence On my recent trip to Scotland, I chose to take with me a book which sounded intriguing. Sarah Maitland’s A Book of Silence is a beautifully written book by a Christian author about her choice to experience silence by first living remotely for six weeks on the Isle of Skye then visiting the desert of Sinai.

"This book shows Cardinal Sarah to be one of the most spiritually alert churchmen of our time." — Bishop Robert Barron, Creator and Host, Catholicism film series "Cardinal Robert Sarah's profound exploration of the silence in which we hear the still, quiet voice of God, and thus come to know the truth about ourselves, is a powerful challenge to the cacophony of our times and a 10/10(1).   Books blog Libraries The sound of silence: visiting the library during lockdown New Yorkers have rushed to stream a new recording of ambient noise at their central library – a peaceful murmur.


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Maitland's odyssey, The Book of Silence, is a story about a discovery of self and God in a world of Silence. From moments on the Isle of Skye, to the Sinai Desert, to the Scottish Hills, Maitland is driven to discover the meaning of silence and the subtle difference that lead either to `self-emptying' like a desert hermit or, to greater self awareness that enables the `creative aspects Cited by:   Sara Maitland's book is an earnest and deep exploration of the nature and cultural significance of silence.

By means of a series of real life experiments the author also tries to find out what it takes to put silence at the heart of a creative life.

The journey starts with a six-week stay in a remote cottage on the Scottish Isle of Skye/5. Silence (沈黙, Chinmoku) is a novel of theological fiction by Japanese author Shūsaku Endō, published in English by Peter Owen Publishers.

It is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endures persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan ("Hidden Christians") that followed the defeat of the Shimabara : Shūsaku Endō.

It’s difficult to convey the thrill of “A Book of Silence,” an adventure story that doesn’t involve roaring crowds or screaming headlines, doesn’t depict a heroine climbing high mountains or. Moving to Scotland into a solitary house on the remote moors of Galloway, Sara Maitland now lives the life of quiet she celebrates in her latest book, A Book of Silence.

The book is an examination of the importance of silence, its cultural history, and the aversion contemporary society has to it. Shusaku Endo is Japan's foremost novelist, and Silence is generally regarded to be his masterpiece. In a perfect fusion of treatment and theme, this powerful novel tells the story of a seventeenth-century Portuguese priest in Japan at the height of the fearful persecution of the small Christian community/5.

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I will not give, nor want to give, permission for any kind of reupload. Silence Summary. Father Rodrigues and Father Garrpe have just received bad news: their former teacher, Father Ferreira, has renounced his faith after being captured by the Japanese government.

Upset and confused, the two priests decide to defy the country's ban on Christianity to learn the truth themselves. Wall of Silence - Kindle edition by Buchanan, Tracy. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wall of Silence/5(K).

novelist, that his books are problematic and contro­ versial, that his writing is deeply psychological, that he depicts the aaguish offaith and the mercy of God-then it is certainly true.

For Mr. Endo has now come to the forefront of the Japanese literary world writing about problems which at one time seemed remote from this. In short, A Book of Silence is still a book by someone who loves talking.

There is a moment of near-epiphany. One night, under a majestically starlit. Based on a true story about the persecution and torture of Japanese Christians and foreign missionaries in s Japan, Silence is a powerful book about faith (and doubt), truth, and the human spirit.

What will make one person stay Brand: Picador. “The book both contemplates the various forms of silence around and within us, and offers solutions for finding such silence amidst endless interruptions and opportunities for a sense of awe, Kagge wanders rather than narrates, moving intuitively between philosophy, science, and personal ’s always good to.

'A Book of Silence grapples with ideas at the very heart of what it is to be human, and Sara Maitland is a joyous champion of the countercultural notion that silence is more than simply an absence of noise' -The Times 'Maitland's experience has been rich and thorough, and deeply enviable/5().

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“It is every bit as awe-inspiring and mind-blowing as any trip up Everest,” says the Sunday Book Review. Published in Buy from Amazon | A Book of Silence Sara Maitland Granta, pp + x Reviewed by Alastair McIntosh for Third Way magazine (Published in the December issue, ) Maitland starts this autobiographical study by telling how she was born ingrowing up partly in London and partly at her father’s “enormous” mansion in SW Scotland.