Kathleen Norris on The Noonday Demon

Image
00:00

October 6 Podcast

Kathleen Norris, author of the best-selling The Cloister Walk, talks about her new memoir, Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks and A Writer?s Life. Listen to this episode.
Kathleen Norris, author of the best-selling The Cloister Walk, talks about her new memoir, Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks and A Writer’s Life. Norris describes her battles with acedia, a spiritual affliction once called “the noonday demon” by monks and other contemplatives. Norris also talks about the difference between acedia and depression, and recalls the life and work of her late husband, the poet David Dwyer. Listen to this episode.
Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.

Advertisement

The latest from america

The Aug. 15 guest is Stephanie Slade
America This WeekAugust 15, 2018
Our Aug. 8 guest is Nick Ripatrazone.
America This WeekAugust 08, 2018
Our Aug 1 guest is Julia Walsh.
America This WeekAugust 02, 2018
Our July 25 guest is Holly Taylor Coolman.
America This WeekJuly 24, 2018