Graham Turner: The Power of Silence

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.
ISBN: 9781472909190
Author: Graham Turner
Page: 264
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2014
Format: Book
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
Language: English

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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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