There comes a time for every person when life and light seem to be snuffed out of every experience, when we call into question the very purpose of being. Welcome to the dark night of the soul.
In this episode, Megan Powell du Toit and Michael Jensen talk about the Dark Night of the Soul.
It’s a common phrase – one which describes someone going through a difficult time, particularly one in which God feels either absent or unloving.
The WADR team investigates where it comes from, and then asks if it’s as bad as it sounds?
Then Megan and Michael talk to Dr Greg Clarke about two songwriters who have been known to include their honest struggle with faith in their songs – Nick Cave and Bono.
And we finish by getting up close and personal with that most faithful and yet honest of poets, John Donne.
Less aggro, more conversation.
Is it even possible to have a deep discussion without it descending into chaos? Michael Jensen and Megan Powell du Toit think yes, and want to show the rest of us how to do it.
There’s plenty of things they disagree on: free will, feminism, where you should send your kids to school and what type of church you should go to. But there are also plenty of other things that they have in common. They want to talk about all these things with conviction. But they also want the conversation to be constructive. Tune in to find out if that’s possible.
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