Theologian Stanley Hauerwas has written some of the most influential books on religion in the 20th century. But behind closed doors, he was suffering more than most of us knew. Here, Kate and Stanley talk candidly about his rollercoaster highs and lows of being married to someone with severe mental illness. And why doesn’t God fix our pain? They have some spicy opinions about that.
In this episode, Kate and Stanley discuss:
Why Christians are not exempt from difficult circumstances
Why people need fewer explanations (and why Stanley is suspicious of anyone who demands them)
Stanley’s advice for going through something difficult
CW: bipolar, mental illness
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