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3 edition of silence of history found in the catalog.

silence of history

James T. Farrell

silence of history

a novel.

by James T. Farrell

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Published by W. H. Allen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Doubleday, 1963.

The Physical Object
Pagination372p.,21cm
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19936424M

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Silence tells the story of Sebastion Rodrigues, a young Jesuit priest in , he sets out for Japan alongside two priest companions. They plan to go to Japan both to do missionary work and to find out the truth about their teacher, Christovao Ferreira, a well-respected missionary and theologian in Japan who has recently been shamed because of his apostasy. Silence A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives. Named an Editors’ Choice by The New York Times Book Review “Brox writes beautifully Silence for her is a force of nature, awe provoking, like lightning, capable of electrocuting us and of illuminating the night.

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In this published version of his Gifford Lectures, he explores the theme of silence throughout Christian history: as a feature of Christian spirituality, in terms of the loss of silence in the verbosity of the Reformation period, and in some darker themes of silence in response to issues of antisemitism, homophobia, and paedophilia in the churches' by: The author writes in a detached-sort of way The author opens her book on silence by telling the story of the Eastern State Penitentiary, a prison conceived by Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, to punish convicted felons of crimes like those of the first prisoner, Charles Williams, a /5.

Shusaku Endo is one of the most celebrated and well-known Japanese fiction writers of the twentieth century, and Silence is widely considered to be his great masterpiece/5().

Without writing a book about Haiti, Michel-Rolph Trouillot has written one of the most interesting books about Haiti I've ever read. SILENCING THE PAST is a philosophy of history, that is, a book about how history is created by historians.

Reality, what is, is created by events and processes. The Silent History is a novel, written and designed specially for iPad and iPhone, that uses serialization, exploration, and collaboration to tell the story of a generation of unusual children.

The story is presented in two forms: Testimonials and Field Reports/5. A History of Silence is a memoir by New Zealand author, Lloyd Jones. Asked by a BBC radio producer to comment on the Christchurch earthquake of February,Jones travels there from his home in an old Auckland shoe factory to observe, perhaps to help?/5.

Hannibal   The Silence of the Lambs is a psychological horror novel by Thomas Harris. First published init is the sequel to Harris' novel Red Dragon. Both novels feature the cannibalistic serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter, this time pitted against FBI Special Agent Clarice : Thomas Harris.

This book is about his determination to succeed, his loneliness, his hopes of meeting a girl he can love, and the intellectual challenge of his university courses.

We practically take the courses along with Eddie Ryan; we know who the professors were, who next, to whom, what the classroom wit said, and sometimes with what the lecture dealt. Silence: A Christian History by Diarmaid MacCulloch – review Clerical abuse, the Holocaust the church has often stayed silent.

Stuart Kelly is impressed by a. A provocative history of the role of silence in Christianity by the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author In this essential work of religious history, the New York Times bestselling author of Christianity explores the vital role of silence in the Christian story/5.

A groundbreaking book by one of our greatest historians, Silence challenges our fundamental views of spirituality and illuminates the deepest mysteries of faith. Product Details About the 1/5(1). The History of Silence book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The History of Silence — winner of the prestigious Premio He /5(10). The book is an examination of the importance of silence, its cultural history, and the aversion contemporary society has to it. Although she is now a nonfiction writer, she also has a large bibliography of novels and short stories.

[This] engaging book offers readers an opportunity to explore a few crucial moments of that history and, in the process, to ponder what silence—or its absence—tells.

Days In The History of Silence is a book about the spaces between people, the silences that grow with time and become insurmountable. Eva and Simon have been married for several decades and Simon is now stricken with a form of demential that has, as its primary symptom, almost total silence/5.

The Silence of the Girls is a retelling of Homer's The Iliad that brings in the stories of the women and girls who were, essentially, collateral damage in the Trojan War. Briseis is the narrator. When Lyrnessus falls to the Greeks, she becomes a war prize for Achilles but quickly gets caught up in a dispute between him and Agamemnon/5(K).Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farrell, James T.

(James Thomas), Silence of history. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Silence Summary. Father Rodrigues and Father Garrpe have just received bad news: their former teacher, Father Ferreira, has renounced his faith after being captured by the Japanese government.

Upset and confused, the two priests decide to defy the country's ban .