Can You Grieve for Someone You Have Never Met?
I hear about Tim Keller’s death, and I get this feeling. I’m not sure how to describe it. It lurks at the bottom of my stomach; it’s murky, and even uncomfortable. Some more time passes and I come to register the feeling: sorrow. I make an effort to avoid it. Somehow, it doesn’t feel right. Strange to have such a strong emotional reaction—I wonder, why?