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Holy silence : the gift of Quaker spirituality

Author: J Brent Bill
Publisher: Brewster, Mass. : Paraclete Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People of all faiths and backgrounds are drawn to silence. They yearn for it in these busy and difficult times, but often, when silence becomes available, we don't know what to do with it. For centuries, Quakers have taught that when we are silent, God grants us insights, guidance, and spiritual understanding that is different from what we might realize in our noisy, everyday lives. In this profound book, J. Brent  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Brent Bill
ISBN: 1557254206 9781557254207
OCLC Number: 57250952
Description: 147 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Silence : the Quaker sacrament --
Turned outside in : spiritual silences for saints and the rest of us --
A thousand clamouring voices : finding silence in the noise of living --
Soulcare : practical steps toward silence --
Gathering : practicing communal silence --
A holy hush.
Responsibility: J. Brent Bill.
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For centuries, Quakers have taught that when people are silent, God grants them insights, guidance, and spiritual understanding. In this profound book, Bill invites readers to discover this and other  Read more...

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J. BRENT BILL is recognized as one of the most important communicators of the spirituality of the Quaker tradition today. He is the Executive Vice President of the Indianapolis Center for Read more...

 
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