“Emerging from depression — “healing” if you will — doesn’t mean leaving darkness behind. It means being aware and whole enough to accept dark months and dark times as expressions of human vitality.” Krista Tippett on understanding the lingering vestiges of her depression.
Depression has a profound spiritual effect that is difficult to speak about and can often only be traced years onward. Krista Tippett reflects on her own experience with clinical depression and what she’s learned from others who have lived through its darkness.
Krista Tippett looks back on her conversation with the renowned religious scholar Martin Marty, whose research focused on religious fundamentalism as a modern phenomenon. Though the conversation was over 10 years ago, many of Marty’s thoughts on religion and life — informed by his “glacial” sense of time — still resonate today.
In a bold declaration, one of the key leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention is taking a stand, and reclaiming the core of his conservative roots.