I don't know where else to put this post. This is not a famous person. It's a person being interviewed, telling his story, and I really want an opinion on what type he is!
This is an episode of The Journey Home program, which is one of my favorites. The host Marcus Grodi interviews one guest each week, who tells their story, mostly Protestant pastors of every stripe who become Catholic, but also laypersons, including atheists, agnostics, Muslims, Buddhists and more. It follows the same format each week, with the guest telling their story of why they became Catholic, starting with telling their faith (or faithless) background as a child growing up. I love this show, as I truly enjoy hearing people tell their stories, and I like theology, and I am an unexpected convert myself.
So I tuned into this episode and I was rather SHOCKED as I listened, because he reminded me SO MUCH of one of my brothers. The way he holds himself, speaks, his direct way of looking, his mannerisms, gestures, the way he engages a listener, his way of telling a story or describing an event, and his particular kind of sense of humor. A match! It was like a visit with this brother, who lives so far away.
They must be the same type but I want to hear what people think his type is. You can listen anywhere on this interview because the man, R.J. Snell, does by far the most talking. At about the 1 min., 40 sec. mark he starts telling his story, where he is from, where and how he grew up. (Not much at all like how my brothers and I grew up.)
Obviously you don't need to listen to the whole show to figure out his type. You can tune in anywhere. At about 1 min. 30 he begins telling his story. And from the beginning, I "saw" my brother*. If you think you are pretty competent at typing, please tell me what type you think he is! And why! (It can be one thing or many!). Later in the thread I will tell my brothers type. I am wondering if anyone of you guess the type first!
*Although my brother is more worldly. He is othe only one of my three brothers who goes to church, with his wife and kids, but he never talks about church, God, religion, theology, or matters of faith, whereas this man grew up steeped in it and never left it. Snell's entire talk here is theology, which I have never heard my brother talk about. Yet, the sameness between the two is remarkable!
[And if you figure out Marcus Grodi's type,l or have any suggestions what it is, I would like to know! I can't believe I have been watching this show for years and it hasn't come to me yet. I think some Delta or Alpha. He has a very relaxing, comforting demeanor. He was some kind of scientist before he became a pastor, converted to Catholic and started his Coming Home Network, an organization to help protestant pastors who are becoming Catholic, and also hosts this show. ]