Words, wordlessness and the word : silence reconsidered from a literary point of view

by Peter Bien

Pamphlet, 1992



Call number

CP 303/1


Wallingford, PA : Pendle Hill, c1992.

User reviews

LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
Very philosophical and scholarly, this is an abstruse consideration of God and Being and/or Doing, of Silence and Words, of the Word, of divinity and reality. For the reader who is interested in this kind of discourse, there is value here. Fox and the early Quakers devised the silent meeting for worship to reconcile the spiritual need for silence with the human necessity for speaking. In meeting, the silent Word gives meaning to the messages, as the messages paradoxically give meaning to the silence. He illustrates his consideration of these things with literary examples.… (more)


087574303X / 9780875743035

Local notes

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 303

Other editions

Similar in this library

Call number

CP 303/1


Page: 0.1437 seconds