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Best of Design Matters: Krista Tippett

Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Debbie Millman talks with Krista Tippett about her religious orientation, her struggle with depression, and why it's so hard to understand our historical moment.


3 Jan 2022

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Krista Tippett

Bookish with Sonya Walger

This week my guest is Krista Tippett, creator and host of the spiritual nourishment podcast, On Being. She has interviewed everyone of spiritual consequence from the Dalai Lama to Mary Oliver. She was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal at the White House, given by Barack Obama. She has won a Peabody award. She reported and wrote for The Times, Newsweek, the BBC, the International Herald Tribune, and Die Zeit. Krista has authored many books, and her book Einstein's God, was a New York Times bestseller. Krista's BooksLet your Life Speak by Parker Palmer, 1999My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem, 2017When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron, 1996Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, 1929The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf, 2015 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 6mins

15 Nov 2021

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Krista Tippett: What is Wisdom?

Metaphysical Milkshake with Rainn & Reza

Rainn and Reza sit down with Krista Tippett to tackle the question: What Is Wisdom? @rainnwilson @rezaaslan Please Support our Sponsors: MANSCAPED Get 20% off + free shipping with the code MILKSHAKE at manscaped.com.  FEALS Start feeling better with Feals! Become a member today by going to Feals.com/MILKSHAKE and you'll get 50% off your first order with free shipping.  MUNCK PACK To get started, just go to MUNKPACK.COM and select ANY product, then enter the code MILKSHAKE at checkout to save 20% off your purchase. Munk Pack: Delicious, nutritious food you can count on. LINKEDIN TALENT SOLUTIONS LinkedIn Jobs will help you hire the right person for your role. Did you know every week, nearly 40 million job seekers visit LinkedIn? Post your first job for free at LinkedIn.Com/MILKSHAKE.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 3mins

13 Jul 2021

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407: Krista Tippett on Being Human

The One You Feed

Krista Tippett is the host of On Being, the Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life. What does it mean to be human and how do we want to live? Krista is the author of “Speaking of Faith: Why Religion Matters” and “Einstein’s God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit.”In this episode, Eric and Krista talk about what it means to be human and the importance of learning to listen when asking the big questions in life.If you need help with or are looking for support in working with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, check out The One You Feed Coaching Program. To learn more and to schedule a free 30-minute call with Eric, visit oneyoufeed.net/coachBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Krista Tippett and I Discuss Being Human and …Her work as a journalist trying to bring humanness to the storiesHow science and religion ask different questions Listening is a spiritual virtue that we need to cultivateThe big question of what it means to be humanLoving and living life’s questionsParadox and ambiguity of human existenceHaving a reverence for mysteryDepression as a black pandora’s boxThe things that go wrong for us become part of our gifts to the worldThe path to spiritual genius is through being fully humanSpirituality is the inner work that accompanies the outer work of our livesHumor as a spiritual virtueHow she has never met a wise person who does not laugh oftenKrista Tippett Links:Krista Tippett’s WebsiteTwitterInstagramFacebookVionic Shoes offer comfortable, stylish, and supportive footwear made with their signature Three-Zone comfort with Ultimate Arch Support technology They offer a 30-day wear test so if you’re not completely satisfied, you can return or exchange after 30 days. Visit vionicshoes.com and enter promo code: WOLF to get free shipping.Caviar is a food delivery app that brings premium local restaurants to your door. Get $10 off any order of $20 or more, by entering “FEED” at checkout. Download caviar the app today!If you enjoyed this conversation with Krista Tippett on Being Human, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Brandi Lust on Growth via the Present MomentConnecting with What Matters with Mark NepoSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


25 Jun 2021

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Good Lord The Light by Christian Wiman - A Friend to Krista Tippett

The Poetry Exchange

In this special, feature-length episode, pioneering broadcaster, writer and host of On Being, Krista Tippett talks about the poem that has been a friend to her: ‘Good Lord The Light’ by Christian Wiman. Krista Tippett has created a singular space for reflection and conversation in American and global public life. She founded and leads the On Being Project (www.onbeing.org)— a groundbreaking media and public life initiative pursuing “deep thinking and moral imagination, social courage and joy to renew inner life, outer life, and life together.” As the creator and host of the Peabody Award-winning On Being radio show, heard on over 400 public radio stations across the US, Tippett takes up the great animating questions of human life: What does it mean to be human, how we do want to live, and who will we be to each other? In 2014, President Obama awarded Krista the National Humanities Medal at the White House for “thoughtfully delving into the mysteries of human existence. On the air and in print, Ms. Tippett avoids easy answers, embracing complexity and inviting people of every background to join her conversation about faith, ethics, and moral wisdom.” Krista is also the author of three books at the intersection of spiritual inquiry, social healing, science, and the arts: Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living; Einstein’s God: Conversations about Science and the Human Spirit and Speaking of Faith, a memoir of religion in our time. Krista is in conversation with The Poetry Exchange hosts Fiona Bennett and Michael Shaeffer. ‘Good Lord The Light’ can be found in poet Christian Wiman’s latest collection – ‘Survival is a Style’, from Farrar, Straus and Geroux: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374272050 You can listen to Krista’s extraordinary range of life-expanding conversations through the On Being podcast – which can be found wherever you get your podcasts and at www.onbeing.com. The gift reading of 'Good Lord The Light' is by Michael Shaeffer. GOOD LORD THE LIGHT by Christian Wiman Good morning misery, goodbye belief, good Lord the light cutting across the lake so long gone to ice — There is an under, always, through which things still move, breathe, and have their being, quick coals and crimsons no one need see to see. Good night knowledge, goodbye beyond, good God the winter one must wander one’s own soul to be. From 'Survival is a Style' - Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 2020)


20 May 2021

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Krista Tippett on Creating the Conversations You Want to Hear

Everywhere Radio with Whitney Kimball Coe

This week, Whitney welcomes Krista Tippett, the founder and CEO of The On Being Project and host of On Being. Whitney and Krista discuss the Covid-19 pandemic, the fiction of blue and red states, developing moral imagination, and creating the conversations you want to be hearing.


13 May 2021

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15. Krista Tippett | Life Together

Language of God

The roaring current of stubborn partisan standoffs challenges us to cement ourselves in our views; dialogue erodes as we ditch the public conversation to wrap ourselves in the self-affirming comfort of our isolated belief nooks. Among the most well-acquainted with this phenomenon is On Being host Krista Tippett, who worked as a journalist and diplomat in Cold War Berlin. But she sees something else as well: a hunger for honest conversation. In this episode, Jim talks with Krista about how her work attempts to feed that desire—and where science and faith live in that discussion. Explore the Better Conversations Guide. Join a conversation about this episode on the BioLogos Forum. This episode originally aired on August 29, 2019


13 May 2021

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Befriending Reality: Engaging Otherness with Hospitality, Artfulness, and Particularity at Depth / Krista Tippett & Miroslav Volf

For the Life of the World / Yale Center for Faith & Culture

“For me, the spiritual task is to befriend reality in all its mess and complexity—to do that with grace." Krista Tippett joins Miroslav Volf for a conversation on the importance of engaging otherness on the grounds of our common humanity; her personal faith journey from small town Baptists in Oklahoma, to a secular humanism in a divided Cold-War Berlin, and then back to her spiritual homeland and mother tongue of Christianity in an expansive and engaging new way; the art of conversation, deep listening, cultivating hospitality; the spiritual task of befriending reality; and the challenge of being alone and being together as we seek to live a life worthy of our humanity.Support For the Life of the World by giving to the Yale Center for Faith & Culture: faith.yale.edu/giveShow NotesJulian of Norwich today: "All shall be well." Read the Revelations of Divine LoveKrista Tippett and On BeingThe art of being human and speaking of faith in the twenty-first centuryThe animating questions behind the human enterpriseCreating a space for a conversations we couldn’t (but needed to) hearCertainties and beliefsWhat it means to be human, how we want to live, and what we want to be to each otherHospitality—intellectual virtue, social art, sophisticated technology for inviting the best of other people into the roomHow to invite someone into a good conversation, inviting them in their fullnessThe discipline and public service of holding back your own opinions for the sake of listeningBalancing listening and speaking in a good conversationWhat binds and unites various voices within the diversity of On Being?"My primary intention is not to find similarities, but to be fascinated by particularity and go deep into that."Abraham Joshua Heschel’s “Depth Theology”Drawing opposites and counterintuitives even within the same personSimilar themes emerging from very different mouths—struggle for justice, struggle for wholeness, aspiring to both praise and lamentThe complexity and fine textures of the melodies of humanityConfounding ourselves"There are no storybook heroes in the Hebrew Bible … it shows all the mess."Befriending reality, which has a lot about it we wouldn’t choose, like, or expect—and then make a life of meaning with that and from that.“For me, the spiritual task is to befriend reality in all its mess and complexity—to do that with grace."Christian faith as a “mother tongue”—spiritual complexity and Krista’s conservative Baptist upbringing: “I got a lot of lived theology.""There is an order—there is a love that infuses all of this."“I’m not defined by what I reject, and I’m very slow to judge anyone else’s deep beliefs."How Krista came back to Christianity while living in divided Cold War BerlinMoral exhaustion “I didn’t immediately head back to Christianity. First I got quiet, then I got intentionally quiet, and then I started wandered into praying ... and an imagination, and then that brought me back to my spiritual homeland."Julian of Norwich and “All shall be well”—the cosmic sense of those words“All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well…”"It’s a mystical statement. It doesn’t add up with what we can see and hear and touch. … At some cosmic level, which I can’t be articulate about, it makes sense for me."What kind of life is worthy of our humanity? We’re living in a time when we are open to hearing the truth about ourselvesWe alone, and we’re togetherRevisiting and grappling with binariesPrivileging the cultivation of knowing ourselves and spiritual technologies “It’s hard to be inextricable from other human beings.”We’re just as shaped by how we treat our enemies as how we treat our friendsNurturing the interior life as we’re tempted to focus on external appearancesInvest in ourselves in order to be present to the worldAbout Krista TippettKrista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, a National Humanities Medalist, and a New York Times bestselling author. She grew up in a small town in Oklahoma, attended Brown University, and became a journalist and diplomat in Cold War Berlin. She then lived in Spain and England before seeking a Master of Divinity at Yale University in the mid-1990s.Emerging from that, she saw a black hole where intelligent public conversation about the religious, spiritual, and moral aspects of human life might be. She pitched and piloted her idea for several years before launching Speaking of Faith — later On Being — as a weekly national public radio show in 2003. In 2014, the year after she took On Being into independent production, President Obama awarded Krista the National Humanities Medal at the White House for “thoughtfully delving into the mysteries of human existence. On the air and in print, Ms. Tippett avoids easy answers, embracing complexity and inviting people of every background to join her conversation about faith, ethics, and moral wisdom.”Krista has published three books at the intersection of spiritual inquiry, social healing, science, and culture: Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living; Einstein’s God, drawn from her interviews at the intersection of science, medicine, and spiritual inquiry; and Speaking of Faith, a memoir of religion in our time. In recent honors, she is a recipient of a Four Freedoms Medal of the Roosevelt Institute. She also received an honorary degree from Middlebury College, and was the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor at Stanford University.Krista has two grown children. She is currently at work on a new book about moral imagination and the human challenges and promise of this young century.


6 Mar 2021

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Krista Tippett: Hope Is A Muscle

All Ears with Abigail Disney

For All Ears this week, Abby hosts a rare and revealing interview with On Being host, Krista Tippett. Krista talks about growing up in Shawnee Oklahoma, and the enduring influence of her grandfather, a Southern Baptist minister, on her life’s work. Krista describes the experience of going from a sheltered, church-centric upbringing, to throwing herself into big, bold life experiences (Brown University, a Fulbright Scholarship in Bonn, a job at the US Embassy in Cold War Berlin) and the disorientation that unsettled her once she realized that powerful people in important jobs don’t necessarily have steadfast principles or rich emotional lives. Her subsequent path to divinity school and the creation of the On Being Project have been a process of defining what a “moral imagination” is, and why we, as a culture and as a country, need it. Krista and Abby also discuss how we can learn from one of the most trying and tragic years in our nation’s history, and where we can find hope, which Krista says, “is a muscle that keeps us moving and acting and doing.” It’s a fitting conversation to end the year on, and we wish you all the best for this holiday season. Our next episode drops on Thursday, January 7. See you in 2021!Find Krista on Twitter: @kristatippett and @OnBeingEPISODE LINKSOn Being with Krista TippettNew York Times’ Stringer Reflects On Life In The East (The Berlin Observer, 12/13/85)Choruses from “The Rock”, by T.S. Eliot (Poetrynook.com)


24 Dec 2020

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[Unedited] John Biewen with Krista Tippett


Podcast: On Being with Krista Tippett (LS 75 · TOP 0.01% what is this?)Episode: [Unedited] John Biewen with Krista TippettPub date: 2020-10-29The U.S. election will be over soon but this year has surfaced deep human challenges that remain our callings — and possibilities for growth — for the foreseeable future. So this week and next, we’re taking the long view — first with journalist John Biewen, on the stories of our families and hometowns, what it means to be human, and what it means to be white. This conversation between Krista and John starts simply — tracing the racial story of our time through the story of a single life. It’s an exercise each of us can do. And it is a step toward a more whole and humane world, starting with ourselves.John Biewen is audio program director at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies and host of the audio documentary podcast, Scene on Radio. In that series, John has explored whiteness, masculinity, and democracy. During a 30-year career, he has told stories from 40 American states and from Europe, Japan, and India.This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "John Biewen — The Long View, I: On Being White." Find the transcript for that show at onbeing.org.The podcast and artwork embedded on this page are from On Being Studios, which is the property of its owner and not affiliated with or endorsed by Listen Notes, Inc.

1hr 45mins

30 Oct 2020