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Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows — ‘What a world you’ve got inside you.’ | On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett | 5 minute podcast summaries

Written Summaries: https://www.owltail.com/summaries/3958-on-being-with-krista-tippett/RDbui-Joanna-Macy-and-Anita-Barrows-What-a-worldOther podcast summaries if you're on Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/5-min-summariesOr in other apps: search 'podcast summaries'.Original episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/on-being-with-krista-tippett/id150892556?i=1000526762559

4mins

26 Jun 2021

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Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows — ‘What a world you’ve got inside you.’

On Being with Krista Tippett

A new translation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet has been released in a world in which his voice and vision feel as resonant as ever before. In ten letters to a young person in 1903, Rilke touched on the enduring dramas of creating our lives — prophetic musings about solitude and relationship, humanity and the natural world, even gender and human wholeness. And what a joy it is to delve into Rilke’s voice, freshly rendered, with the translators. Krista, Anita and Joanna have communed with Rainer Maria Rilke across time and space and their conversation is infused with friendship as much as ideas.Find the transcript for this show at onbeing.org.Joanna Macy is a philosopher of ecology and Buddhist teacher, and the root teacher of The Work That Reconnects. She’s the author of many books. Our previous On Being episode with her is “A Wild Love for the World.” That’s also the title of a lovely book of homage to her published in 2020.Anita Barrows has translated three books of Rilke’s writing with Joanna, in addition to Letters to a Young Poet: Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God; In Praise of Mortality; and A Year with Rilke. Anita is a psychologist and poet. She was a voice in the On Being episode, “The Soul in Depression.” Her most recent poetry collection is Testimony.

50mins

24 Jun 2021

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[Unedited] Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett

A new translation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet has been released in a world in which his voice and vision feel as resonant as ever before. In ten letters to a young person in 1903, Rilke touched on the enduring dramas of creating our lives — prophetic musings about solitude and relationship, humanity and the natural world, even gender and human wholeness. And what a joy it is to delve into Rilke’s voice, freshly rendered, with the translators. Krista, Anita and Joanna have communed with Rainer Maria Rilke across time and space and their conversation is infused with friendship as much as ideas.Joanna Macy is a philosopher of ecology and Buddhist teacher, and the root teacher of The Work That Reconnects. She’s the author of many books. Our previous On Being episode with her is “A Wild Love for the World.” That’s also the title of a lovely book of homage to her published in 2020.Anita Barrows has translated three books of Rilke’s writing with Joanna, in addition to Letters to a Young Poet: Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God; In Praise of Mortality; and A Year with Rilke. Anita is a psychologist and poet. She was a voice in the On Being episode, “The Soul in Depression.” Her most recent poetry collection is Testimony.This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows — ‘What a world you’ve got inside you.’" Find the transcript for that show at onbeing.org.

1hr 30mins

24 Jun 2021

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Be Earth Now – Rainer Maria Rilke recited by Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows

Emergence Magazine Podcast

In Rainer Maria Rilke’s seminal collection of poetry, The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God, the great twentieth-century poet explores the nature of—and his relationship to—God through divinely "received" prayers.Nearly twenty-five years ago, Anita Barrows, an award-winning poet and translator, and Joanna Macy, a Buddhist scholar and eco-philosopher, collaborated to translate this collection. Now, on the new album Be Earth Now, produced by Fletcher Tucker at Gnome Life Records, Anita and Joanna recite a selection of these poems. Through their potent recitations, they bring the spirit of Rilke’s words fully into our time and remind us of the ever-urgent call to love the world into being.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21mins

6 Apr 2021

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[Unedited] Anita Barrows with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett

This is the unedited conversation Krista had with Anita Barrows in 2002, which is excerpted within our produced episode “The Soul in Depression.” That episode also includes the voices of Andrew Solomon and Parker Palmer.  Find the transcript for that show at onbeing.org. Anita Barrows is a psychologist, poet and translator. Her most recent poetry collection is We are the Hunger. She has translated several volumes of the writings of Rainer Maria Rilke together with Joanna Macy, including Rilke's Book of Hours: Love Poems to God.

1hr

4 Feb 2021

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Auf Dunkelheit (feat. Anita Barrows)

We Will Get Through This

In this episode, Anita Barrows and I discuss Rilke's perception of God, his connection with darkness and read various poems by both Rilke and Anita. Anita Barrows was born in Brooklyn in 1947 and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1966. She holds Master’s degrees in English and Italian Literature and a PhD in Psychology. Her translations of poetry, plays, fiction and non-fiction from the French, German and Italian have been published in this country and in Great Britain; most recently, she has collaborated with Joanna Macy on translations of three volumes of work by Rainer Maria Rilke. Six volumes of her poetry have been published, including a previous book, Exile, by The Aldrich Press. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Tikkun, The Nation, Prairie Schooner, Bark, and Bridges. Barrows lives in Berkeley, where she is a professor at The Wright Institute and maintains a private clinical practice. She is a mother and a grandmother and lives with a menagerie of dogs, cats, and birds. For more mental health resources, please go to wewillgetthroughthis.org To become a patreon, you can go to patreon.com/wwgtt --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/we-will-get-through-this/message

1hr 5mins

26 Sep 2020

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[Unedited] Anita Barrows with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett

We’re fluent in the languages of psychology and medication, but the word “depression” does not do justice to this human experience. Depression is also spiritual territory. It is a shadow side of human vitality and as such teaches us about vitality. Is depression possible for the same reason that love is possible? This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode “The Soul in Depression.” Find more at onbeing.org.

1hr

22 Mar 2018