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“…faith cannot be understood or lived without hope and love, hope cannot be understood or lived without love and faith, and love cannot be understood or lived without faith and hope. You might need to read that several times because your mind should be spinning, just as it spins while watching scene after scene in Silence.

Father Richard Rohr talks about morality, ambiguity and faith in Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel and Martin Scorsese’s cinematic adaptation, Silence. Although neither film or book were particularly popular, both “penetrate to the heart of the alchemical mystery of faith.”

Stillness Speaks published a previous post about Shūsaku Endō’s Silence based on Paula Marvelly’s compelling explorative review of the book, Silence.

Explore what Richard Rohr has to say about Endo’s Silence.


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