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Description - Keeping God's Silence by Rachel Muers

This ground-breaking book provides a new perspective on Christian practices of silence. Rachel Muers, a significant Quaker theologian, develops a theological understanding of communication to which a "responsible silence" is central. In doing so, she engages with the key issues raised for Christian theology by feminist thought, and develops an original reading of significant aspects of the theology and ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. She also presents a challenge, from the perspective of Christian theology and practice, to a communicative environment dominated by wars of words. The central theological claim explored in the book is that God listens, and that God's listening is integral to who God is.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405119009
ISBN-10: 1405119004
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rachel Muers

Rachel Muers is Lecturer in Theology at the University of Exeter.

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