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The lost art of silence : reconnecting to the power and beauty of quiet  Cover Image Book Book

The lost art of silence : reconnecting to the power and beauty of quiet / Sarah Anderson.

Summary:

"The Lost Art of Silence encourages us to embrace this pursuit and allow the warm light of silence to glow. Invoking the wisdom of many of the greatest writers, thinkers, contemplatives, historians, musicians, and artists, Sarah Anderson reveals the sublime nature of quiet that's all too often undervalued. Throughout, she shares her own penetrating insights into the potential for silence to transform us. This celebration of silence invites us to widen our perspective and shows its power to inspire the human spirit in spite of the distracting noise of contemporary life"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645472162
  • ISBN: 1645472167
  • Physical Description: xvi, 284 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala, [2023].

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
My silence -- Seeking elusive silence -- Nature -- Call of the desert -- Searching for silent Buildings -- Religious perspectives -- Meditation -- Literature -- Paintings -- Music -- War -- Prison and solitary confinement -- Conscious listening.
Subject: Silence.
Mindfulness (Psychology)

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Scenic Regional.

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  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scenic Regional-Hermann 158.1 AND (Text) 300801027+ New NonFiction Available -
Scenic Regional-Wright City 158.1 AND (Text) 3008010288 New NonFiction Available -


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