The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise

The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise Author Robert Sarah
ISBN-10 1621641910
ISBN-13 9781621641919
Year 2017-04-15
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher Ignatius Press
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In a time when technology penetrates our lives in so many ways and materialism exerts such a powerful influence over us Cardinal Robert Sarah presents a bold book about the strength of silence The modern world generates so much noise he says that seeking moments of silence has become both harder and more necessary than ever before Silence is the indispensable doorway to the divine explains the cardinal in this profound conversation with Nicolas Diat Within the hushed and hallowed walls of the La Grande Chartreux the famous Carthusian monastery in the French Alps Cardinal Sarah addresses the following questions Can those who do not know silence ever attain truth beauty or love Do not wisdom artistic vision and devotion spring from silence where the voice of God is heard in the depths of the human heart After the international success of God or Nothing Cardinal Sarah seeks to restore to silence its place of honor and importance Silence is more important than any other human work he says for it expresses God The true revolution comes from silence it leads us toward God and others so as to place ourselves humbly and generously at their service 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 summons to a more Gospel centered way of life George Weigel Distinguished Senior Fellow and William E Simon Chair in Catholic Studies Ethics and Public Policy Center Cardinal Sarah provides an incomparable help to contemporary man so that he may practice the silence which is necessary to hear the voice of God and so to know himself and the world in their deepest truth beauty and goodness Cardinal Raymond Burke Author Hope for the World Noise as C S Lewis devil Screwtape famously said is the music of hell Cardinal Sarah offers us a richly engaging elegantly written reflection on the importance of recovering silence in our own lives and through silence rediscovering the presence of God the beauty of creation and the nature of our mission as disciples Most Rev Charles Chaput Archbishop of Philadelphia Cardinal Robert Sarah has once again powerfully spoken a message desperately needing to be heard in our contemporary society I pray that many will read this treasure chest of wisdom Most Rev Salvatore Cordileone Archbishop of San Francisco It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of this profound uniquely beautiful book Michael D O Brien Author Father Elijah An Apocalypse

The Power of Silence

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ISBN-10 9781621641919
Release 2017-04-15
Pages 248

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ISBN-10 9781681497587
Release 2017-03-08
Pages 247

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ISBN-10 9781681496733
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