Interviewer - I ask him where is the best place to start looking for answers if we are struggling with faith.
RW - “…The most important thing to know is that this takes the time it takes; you can’t force yourself to its conclusion. But what you need to do is find people of faith that you trust. They can be living, or they can be writers from an age ago; but you must find people who are not interested in taking the easy shortcuts; it’s a journey that we must all take in some way. You may not find you end in the destinations they do, but it’s vital to at least travel with them…”
You’ll find the article that was the output of the conversation here.
Also, you’ll find an overview of Rowan Williams’ forthcoming 2013 Gifford Lectures (November) here. It includes abstracts of each lecture. I loved this line in the abstract for lecture # 3 – “…We speak in the hope of recognition…”