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The Habit Podcast: W. David O. Taylor

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with W. David O. Taylor, author of Open and Unafraid: The Psalms as a Guide to Life.

W. David O. Taylor is a theologian of the arts, Associate Professor of Theology at Fuller Seminary, and a director of initiatives in art and faith. His most recent book is Open and Unafraid: The Psalms as a Guide to Life. In this first-ever practical episode of The Habit Podcast, David Taylor walks listeners through the spiritual practice of writing psalms of lament.

Click here for more resources related to the writing of psalms of lament, including a worksheet, a chapter excerpt from Open and Unafraid, and a forum where you can share and discuss your psalm of lament.

Click here to watch the short film in which David Taylor gets Bono and Eugene Peterson together to discuss the Psalms.

Transcripts are now available for The Habit Podcast. Click here to access them.

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