Exploring Silence


Wendy Robinson

ISBN: 978-0-7283-0237-2

LENGTH: 31 pages

Fairacres Publications 170

1974 3/2013

Explores the place of silence in contemp-lative prayer, addressing the challenge of subduing internal chatter and becoming still. Insights from Martin Buber, as well as Quaker and Orthodox practice.

Wendy Robinson explores the place of silence in contemplative prayer, and the difficulty of subduing our constant internal chatter in order to reach a place of stillness. She draws on various sources of wisdom, including the teaching of Martin Buber and her own experience of Quaker and Orthodox practice.

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31 pages


Wendy Robinson



Book Size

140 x 210 mm


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Author Bio

Wendy Robinson (1934-2013), a member of the Orthodox Church and an Associate of the Community of the Sisters of the Love of God, worked for many years as a psychotherapist, pastoral counsellor, speaker and facilitator. She was an adviser to various religious communities, and in the years immediately preceding her death, she was Warden of the Servants of Christ the King, an ecumenical Christian group movement which has silence at its heart.

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