Writing on Patheos, theologian Kyle Roberts shares his joy in seeing Vice President Biden quote Kierkegaard for Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. Roberts gives context to Biden’s appreciation of Kierkegaard, noting that both have experienced great suffering, and that both have deep faiths.
The quote, “faith sees best in the dark”, was taped to Biden’s bathroom mirror by his wife, Jill Jacobs-Biden. You can read Robert’s thoughts on the quote and the context of Matthews 11:30 on Patheos.
It shouldn’t be surprising that a conversation with Stephen Colbert could reveal deep theology ; his Catholic faith is an important part of his identity, and he has shared it a number of times when he steps out of character.