Bono and Eugene Peterson discuss the Psalms. I know this has been posted all over the internet, and I was going to save it for a link on Wednesday, but it’s really worth the extra attention:
[Interview at Point Loma Nazarene University, 2007:]
Yes, but the rest of the story is that he invited you to come and hang with them for a while. You turned him down.
I was pushing a deadline on The Message. I was finishing up the Old Testament at the time, and I really couldn’t do it.
You may be the only person alive who would turn down the opportunity just to make a deadline. I mean, come on. It’s Bono, for crying out loud!
Dean, he was Isaiah.