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The Other Side of Silence : Meditations for the Twenty-first Century - Morton T. Kelsey

The Other Side of Silence

Meditations for the Twenty-first Century

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Published: 1st May 1997
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"Many times I had to lay it aside my desire to share int he author's experience of meditation became intense in the reading". -- James McFeely, Parabola

"Kelsey offers a down-to-earth manual demonstrating the possibility of encounter with God". -- Christian Century

Twenty years ago, The Other Side of Silence was published, the first book to join Christian meditation with Jungian psychology. Selling a phenomenal 130,000 copies, this formative book rescued a whole generation that "could not meditate" and showed it how to pray. While other volumes have gone on to cover the same territory, Kelsey's book remains undisputedly the most important. This revised edition incorporates the remarkable insights of Kelsey' additional twenty years of wisdom, twenty years of practicing meditation, and the wealth of knowledge behind the dozens of books he's written since then. It is a tribute to his entire career.

Introductionp. 1
Encountering the Divinep. 9
Intimacy, Art, and Meditationp. 20
The Climate of Meditationp. 39
The Spiritual World as the Soul's Soilp. 42
Cracking the Husk: Humankind's Need for the Holyp. 56
To Whom Do We Pray?p. 76
The Creative Power of Lovep. 83
A Word of Warning and Encouragementp. 92
Timep. 107
Silence: Recovering the Spiritual Wayp. 120
Aids in the Practice of Silencep. 139
Silence, Mysticism, and Religious Experiencep. 159
Exploring the Nature of the Spiritual Worldp. 205
Developing Imagination: Stepping into the Spiritual Dimension of Realityp. 224
A Checklist for the Venture Inwardp. 241
Putting Imagination to Workp. 262
Windows Inwardp. 301
Notesp. 382
Selected Spirituality Bibliographyp. 392
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ISBN: 9780809137008
ISBN-10: 0809137003
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st May 1997
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised