SILENCE - John Francis Planetwalker


Hear The BBC World Service Forum program, “Silence” with
Planetwalker, John Francis, Artic explorer and ice artist, Galya
Morrell, and Diarmaid MacCulloch, Oxford University professor and
author of “Silence: a Christian History. From communication and
contemplation to obedience and shame, explore silence. 


John Francis hails from West Marin and has many dear friends here. His latest book is The Ragged Edge of Silence.

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