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Quest for Silence
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Harry A. Wilmer
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01 - Publisher: Daimon

Wilmer points out how silence gives meaning to words, dreams, thought, action and music. From his long experience as a Jungian analyst, he weaves his ideas into an eminently practical treatise on the phenomenology of silence. With many references to literature as well as his personal life experiences and crises,
Women Choosing Silence
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Alison Woolley
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Silence is long-established as a spiritual discipline amongst people of faith. However, its examination tends to focus on depictions within texts emerging from religious life and the development of its practices. Latterly, feminist theologians have also highlighted the silencing of women within Christian history. Consequently, silence is often portrayed as
Silence, the Word and the Sacred
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: E.D. Blodgett, Harold Coward
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-30 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

The result of a dialogue between poets and scholars on the meaning and making of the sacred, this book endeavours to determine how the sacred emerges in sacred script as well as in poetic discourse. It ranges through scholarship in areas as apparently disparate as postmodernism and Buddhism. The perspectives
Silent Statements
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Michal Beth Dinkler
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-14 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Even a brief comparison with its canonical counterparts demonstrates that the Gospel of Luke is preoccupied with the power of spoken words; still, words alone do not make a language. Just as music without silence collapses into cacophony, so speech without silence signifies nothing: silences are the invisible, inaudible cement
Wellness Beyond Words
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: T. S. Harvey
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: UNM Press

"This anthropological account of Maya language use in health care in highland Guatemala explores some of the cultural and linguistic factors that can complicate communication in the practice of medicine. Bringing together the analytical tools of linguistic and medical anthropology, T. S. Harvey offers a rare comparative glimpse into Maya