Thursday, 1 September 2016
Melancholy and Passing Merry All of a Sudden
When someone comes to tell you they've had a diagnosis of depression, you don't expect it to turn into one of the more stimulating and interesting parochial encounters you've had in a while. A discussion of the Psalms opened out into a lively examination of the composition of the Gospels and the process of settling the Biblical canon. We went on for ages and it was quite fun as a matter of fact. Perhaps not the right thing to admit.