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Bryden 1998. 111 Both parties, believers and non-believers, often refer to biblical notions about God, but they do so in a highly eclectic and sometimes naive manner, thus wittingly or unwittingly distorting the picture as a whole. 2 Contemporary Theologians and Philosophers The modern captivation with the concept of a silent God is difficult to reconcile with the undeniable fact that the number of places in the Hebrew Bible where the silence of God is mentioned pales into insignificance compared to the number of ocurrences testifying to a speaking God:112 The ancient Israelites certainly did not regard God’s speaking and keeping silent equally important.
Because silence was understood as the interruption of the spoken or written communication between God and man, it will also be necessary to investigate how this communication was expected to take place normally. 2 Does a Silent God Require Silent Devotion? 128 We have seen that according to several religious orders silence is the best way to communicate with a silent God. We want to state right away that we are convinced of the power of silence in spirituality. This conviction is supported by factual data, Current brain studies show that silence does indeed exist as processes of traditional and religious practice and belief, as well as intrapersonal aspects of spirituality, contemplation, and meditation.
124 the silent god in modernity 41 The afflicted and poor are searching for water but there is none; their tongue is parched with thirst. 127 Apparently their is a need to reconsider the biblical notion of a silent God. Because silence was understood as the interruption of the spoken or written communication between God and man, it will also be necessary to investigate how this communication was expected to take place normally. 2 Does a Silent God Require Silent Devotion? 128 We have seen that according to several religious orders silence is the best way to communicate with a silent God.