Episode #309

A Kind of Solitude

Guest: Jamie Howison

Series: Crackers and Grape Juice

Host: Jason Micheli

May 21, 2021

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Six months into a deep personal crisis occasioned by the unexpected end of his marriage, Jamie Howison traveled halfway across the continent to Halifax, Nova Scotia, to engage in a unique and intense five-week contemplative retreat served in the context of the chapel community of the University of King’s College. Immersed in the liturgies of the Canadian Book of Common Prayer, mentored in the writing of an Orthodox icon of Christ Pantocrator, challenged to confront the hard truths behind his brokenness, and laid bare by the hours of silence and solitude, Howison discovered something of the power of the ancient spiritual traditions in the restoration of a twenty-first-century soul. A Kind of Solitude tells that story.

Jamie Howison, an Anglican priest in Canada and pastor Benedict’s Table Church, is back on the podcast to talk about his new book. Mutual friend and supporter of the show, Joshua Retterer joined me for the conversation.

 

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