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The Power of Silence

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In the modern world, we are assaulted on all sides by noise; but silence can change your life and this book explains why and how.

Silence is a mysterious and unfathomable realm, perhaps the most under-used of all resources, and one our modern culture has all but obliterated by turning up the volume control. Graham Turner explores the power that can be found in silence through interviewing monastics, religious leaders, composers, actors, psychotherapists, prisoners and peace workers about their experiences of practising silence. Ranging from Christian contemplation in the Egyptian desert to Vipassana meditation in India, from the shared silence of Quaker meetings in Oxford to the profound stillness of the Alps, this is a powerful book about a great gap in modern human awareness.

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Author(s):
Graham Turner
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Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1472909194
ISBN-13:
9781472909190
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Continuum
Title:
The Power of Silence

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In the modern world, we are assaulted on all sides by noise; but silence can change your life and this book explains why and how.

Silence is a mysterious and unfathomable realm, perhaps the most under-used of all resources, and one our modern culture has all but obliterated by turning up the volume control. Graham Turner explores the power that can be found in silence through interviewing monastics, religious leaders, composers, actors, psychotherapists, prisoners and peace workers about their experiences of practising silence. Ranging from Christian contemplation in the Egyptian desert to Vipassana meditation in India, from the shared silence of Quaker meetings in Oxford to the profound stillness of the Alps, this is a powerful book about a great gap in modern human awareness.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Graham Turner
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1472909194
ISBN-13:
9781472909190
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Continuum
Title:
The Power of Silence

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