Hilary Ely reviews A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland:

I don’t think I have ever read a book quite like this one, and it is just possible that it may change my life. I rather hope it will, even if in the small way of opening my mind to the possibilities of silence. After reading this book, I shall no longer ever be afraid of silence, or confuse it with loneliness and abandonment. This book makes an amazing case for seeking it out, and drawing on its power, though I do not think I am strong enough to take it to the ultimate conclusion (more...)

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