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The program engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life’s deepest questions. From autism to the ethics of torture, Krista and her guests reach beyond the headlines to probe faith and meaning, ethics and new ways of being, amidst the political, ecological, economic, cultural and technological shifts that define 21st century life.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 7:00am
What might words like repentance or forgiveness mean, culturally, in this moment? These are questions of the emerging church, a loosely-defined movement that crosses generations, theologies and social ideologies in the hope of reimagining Christianity. With Phyllis Tickle and Vincent Harding, an honest and sometimes politically incorrect conversation on coming to terms with racial identity in the church and in the _ world.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 6:59amThis is the unedited version of On Being's produced show, "Racial Identity in the Emerging Church and the World." Emerging church elder Phyllis Tickle and civil rights veteran Vincent Harding in an honest and sometimes politically incorrect conversation on coming to terms with racial identity in the church and in the world.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 7:00am
Parallel realities and the deep structure of space-time sound like science fiction. These are matters of real scientific inquiry. Lord Martin Rees is an astrophysicist and self-professed atheist who paints a fascinating picture of how we might be changed by what we do not yet know.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 6:59amLord Martin Rees is Master of Trinity College and Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge. Krista Tippett spoke with him on May 9, 2011 from the studios of APM in St. Paul, Minnesota. Lord Rees was in a recording studio at Carnegie Hall in New York City. This interview is included in our show "Cosmic Origami and What We Don't Know." Download the mp3 of the produced show at on being.org.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:00am
Eve Ensler has helped women all over the world tell the stories of their lives through the stories of their bodies. Her play, The Vagina Monologues, has become a global force in the face of violence against women and girls. But she herself also had a violent childhood. And it turns out that she herself was like so many of us western women, obsessed by our bodies and yet not inhabiting them — without even knowing we're not inhabiting them. Until she got cancer.