• Tilden Edwards

    • Tilden, Shalem's Founder and Senior Fellow, served as Shalem's executive director for over 27 years. An Episcopal priest with parish experience, he is a nationally respected speaker, retreat leader and author, most recently of Embracing the Call to Spiritual Depth. He has designed and led contemplative programs since 1979 and continues to write and teach about the spiritual life.

Contemplative Worship

John of the Cross said that silence is God’s first language. Mother Teresa (who required two hours of silent daily prayer for her Sisters) said that silence is God speaking to us. Isaac of Nineveh advocated loving silence above all things, because it brings you near the fruit, which the tongue is too weak to […]

January 01, 2009 by Tilden Edwards
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