An Old Testament Christmas, part 4: Out of the Silence (Fourth Sunday of Advent)

Ancient Egyptian art depicting the slave trade of its day

“Behind the depressing silence of this sea, the silence of God…the feeling that while men raise their voices in anguish God remains with folded arms, silent.”

-Shūsaku Endō, Silence

“And I don’t mind you disappearing

When I know you can be found…”



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Chris Nye

Living in Portland, Oregon with my wife and son. Doctoral candidate at Duke University. Author of a few books: