The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise

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by Cardinal Robert Sarah, Nicolas Diat (With)



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ISBN-13: 9781621641919
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 04/15/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 38,711
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robert Cardinal Sarah was born in Guinea, West Africa. Made an Archbishop by Pope John Paul II and a Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI, he was named the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments by Pope Francis in 2014.

Nicolas Diat is a French journalist and author. His previous collaboration with Cardinal Sarah was on his book, God or Nothing.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

I Silence versus the World's Noise 21

II God Does Not Speak, but His Voice Is Quite Clear 87

III Silence, the Mystery, and the Sacred 119

IV God's Silence in the Face of Evil Unleashed 145

V Like a Voice Crying out in the Desert: The Meeting at the Grande Chartreuse 189

Afterword 237

Bibliography 243

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"There is one great question: how can man really be in the image of God? He must enter into silence." Robert Cardinal Sarah This book helps you discover how to remove the external and internal noise which plagues modern man and woman. I have a greater peace after reading this book. Being made aware of the danger of noise, I now control it instead of letting the noise control me. In the silence, I am growing closer to God. "The greatest things are accomplished in silence-----not in the clamor and display of superficial eventfulness, but in the deep clarity of inner vision; in the almost imperceptible start of decision, in quiet overcoming and hidden sacrifice. Spiritual conception happens when the heart is quickened by love, and the free will stirs to action. The silent forces are the strong forces. Let us turn now to the stillest event of all, stillest because it came from the remoteness beyond the noise of any possible intrusion------from God. " Romano Guardini, The Lord --- Pg 21, The Power of Silence.