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On Being with Krista Tippett

By On Being Studios

Groundbreaking Peabody Award-winning conversation about the big questions of meaning, hosted by Krista Tippett. Every Thursday a new discovery about the immensity of our lives — and frequent special features like poetry, music and Q + A with Krista.

  1. 1.
    Claudia Rankine — How Can I Say This So We Can Stay in This Car Together?01/10/2019
    51:32
  2. 2.
    [Unedited] Claudia Rankine with Krista Tippett01/10/2019
    1:29:37
  3. 3.
    Maira Kalman — Daily Things to Fall in Love With01/03/2019
    51:31
  4. 4.
    [Unedited] Maira Kalman and Krista Tippett01/03/2019
    1:00:52
  5. 5.
    David Whyte – The Conversational Nature of Reality12/27/2018
    51:55
  6. 6.
    [Unedited] David Whyte with Krista Tippett12/27/2018
    1:27:12
  7. 7.
    Walter Brueggemann — The Prophetic Imagination12/20/2018
    51:58
  8. 8.
    [Unedited] Walter Brueggemann with Krista Tippett12/20/2018
    1:10:59
  1. 9.
    Pauline Boss — The Myth of Closure12/13/2018
    51:57
  2. 10.
    [Unedited] Pauline Boss with Krista Tippett12/13/2018
    1:29:36
  3. 11.
    Rebecca Traister and Avi Klein — #MeToo Through a Solutions Lens12/06/2018
    51:57
  4. 12.
    [Unedited] Rebecca Traister and Avi Klein with Krista Tippett12/06/2018
    1:04:22
  5. 13.
    Living the Questions: What does civility actually mean, and is it enough?12/03/2018
    17:04
  6. 14.
    Pico Iyer — The Urgency of Slowing Down11/29/2018
    51:56
  7. 15.
    [Unedited] Pico Iyer with Krista Tippett11/29/2018
    1:26:38
  8. 16.
    Rachel Naomi Remen — The Difference Between Fixing and Healing11/22/2018
    51:58
  9. 17.
    [Unedited] Rachel Naomi Remen with Krista Tippett11/22/2018
    1:28:33
  10. 18.
    Anand Giridharadas — When the Market Is Our Only Language11/15/2018
    51:33
  11. 19.
    [Unedited] Anand Giridharadas with Krista Tippett11/15/2018
    1:34:03
  12. 20.
    James Doty — The Magic Shop of the Brain11/08/2018
    52:15
  13. 21.
    [Unedited] James Doty with Krista Tippett11/08/2018
    1:40:56
  14. 22.
    Tracy K. Smith — love is a language / Few practice, but all, or near all speak11/01/2018
    52:15
  15. 23.
    [Unedited] Tracy K. Smith with Krista Tippett11/01/2018
    1:29:27
  16. 24.
    Mirabai Bush — Contemplation, Life, and Work10/25/2018
    52:15
  17. 25.
    [Unedited] Mirabai Bush with Krista Tippett10/25/2018
    1:35:24
  18. 26.
    Arlie Hochschild — The Deep Stories of Our Time10/18/2018
    52:03
  19. 27.
    [Unedited] Arlie Hochschild with Krista Tippett10/18/2018
    1:27:55
  20. 28.
    David Whyte — Poetry from the On Being Gathering (Closing Words)10/15/2018
    12:01
  21. 29.
    Sally Kohn and Erick Erickson — Relationship Across Rupture10/11/2018
    52:03
  22. 30.
    [Unedited] Sally Kohn and Erick Erickson with Krista Tippett10/11/2018
    1:38:01
  23. 31.
    Living the Questions: Can conversation make any difference at a moment like this?10/08/2018
    22:08
  24. 32.
    Layli Long Soldier — The Freedom of Real Apologies10/04/2018
    51:32
  25. 33.
    [Unedited] Layli Long Soldier with Krista Tippett10/04/2018
    2:00:08
  26. 34.
    Poetry From the On Being Gathering — John Paul Lederach10/01/2018
    15:37
  27. 35.
    Frances Kissling — What Is Good in the Position of the Other09/27/2018
    51:33
  28. 36.
    [Unedited] Frances Kissling with Krista Tippett09/27/2018
    1:29:19
  29. 37.
    Poetry From the On Being Gathering — Marilyn Nelson09/24/2018
    20:49
  30. 38.
    Seth Godin — Life, the Internet, and Everything09/20/2018
    51:32
  31. 39.
    [Unedited] Seth Godin with Krista Tippett09/20/2018
    1:26:18
  32. 40.
    Poetry From the On Being Gathering — Naomi Shihab Nye09/17/2018
    13:56
  33. 41.
    Eula Biss — Let's Talk About Whiteness09/13/2018
    51:32
  34. 42.
    [Unedited] Eula Biss with Krista Tippett09/13/2018
    2:00:04
  35. 43.
    Poetry From the On Being Gathering — David Whyte (Opening Night)09/10/2018
    33:33
  36. 44.
    Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marilyn Nelson — Choosing Words That Deepen the Argument of Being Alive09/06/2018
    51:33
  37. 45.
    [Unedited] Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marilyn Nelson with Krista Tippett09/06/2018
    1:23:23
  38. 46.
    Eugene Peterson — The Bible, Poetry, and Active Imagination08/30/2018
    51:33
  39. 47.
    [Unedited] Eugene Peterson with Krista Tippett08/30/2018
    1:22:56
  40. 48.
    Mahzarin Banaji — The Mind Is a Difference-Seeking Machine08/23/2018
    51:32
  41. 49.
    [Unedited] Mahzarin Banaji with Krista Tippett08/23/2018
    1:32:39
  42. 50.
    Alan Rabinowitz — We Are All Wildlife08/16/2018
    51:32
  43. 51.
    [Unedited] Alan Rabinowitz with Krista Tippett08/16/2018
    1:28:58
  44. 52.
    “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” performed by Joe Carter08/13/2018
    2:21
  45. 53.
    “Steal Away” performed by Joe Carter08/13/2018
    2:26
  46. 54.
    “Wade in the Water” performed by Joe Carter08/13/2018
    1:50
  47. 55.
    “Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen” performed by Joe Carter08/13/2018
    2:10
  48. 56.
    “Motherless Child” performed by Joe Carter08/13/2018
    2:18
  49. 57.
    “Let the Work That I’ve Done Speak for Me” performed by Joe Carter08/13/2018
    2:27
  50. 58.
    Joe Carter — The Spirituals08/09/2018
    51:32
  51. 59.
    [Unedited] Joe Carter with Krista Tippett08/09/2018
    2:19:51
  52. 60.
    Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #408/06/2018
    8:49
  53. 61.
    Alain de Botton — The True Hard Work of Love and Relationships08/02/2018
    51:33
  54. 62.
    [Unedited] Alain de Botton with Krista Tippett08/02/2018
    1:32:38
  55. 63.
    Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #307/30/2018
    8:59
  56. 64.
    Cory Booker — Civic Spiritual Evolution07/26/2018
    51:33
  57. 65.
    [Unedited] Cory Booker with Krista Tippett07/26/2018
    1:27:35
  58. 66.
    Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #207/23/2018
    10:44
  59. 67.
    Robin Wall Kimmerer — The Intelligence in All Kinds of Life07/19/2018
    51:33
  60. 68.
    [Unedited] Robin Wall Kimmerer with Krista Tippett07/19/2018
    1:26:49
  61. 69.
    Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #107/16/2018
    9:37
  62. 70.
    Luis Alberto Urrea — What Borders Are Really About, and What We Do With Them07/12/2018
    51:32
  63. 71.
    [Unedited] Luis Alberto Urrea with Krista Tippett07/12/2018
    1:24:28
  64. 72.
    Yo-Yo Ma — Music Happens Between the Notes07/05/2018
    51:32
  65. 73.
    [Unedited] Yo-Yo Ma with Krista Tippett07/05/2018
    1:39:12
  66. 74.
    Getting Proximate to Pain, and Holding to the Power of Love — Rami Nashashibi and Lucas Johnson06/28/2018
    51:33
  67. 75.
    [Unedited] Rami Nashashibi and Lucas Johnson with Krista Tippett06/28/2018
    1:18:08
  68. 76.
    The Moral World in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt for Now — Lyndsey Stonebridge06/21/2018
    51:33
  69. 77.
    [Unedited] Lyndsey Stonebridge with Krista Tippett06/21/2018
    1:31:29
  70. 78.
    Frank Wilczek — Why Is the World So Beautiful?06/14/2018
    52:07
  71. 79.
    [Unedited] Frank Wilczek with Krista Tippett06/14/2018
    1:22:15
  72. 80.
    America Ferrera and John Paul Lederach — How Change Happens, In Generational Time06/07/2018
    52:07
  73. 81.
    [Unedited] America Ferrera and John Paul Lederach with Krista Tippett06/07/2018
    1:36:11
  74. 82.
    Maria Shriver — Finding My “I Am”05/31/2018
    52:06
  75. 83.
    [Unedited] Maria Shriver with Krista Tippett05/31/2018
    1:17:56
  76. 84.
    Elizabeth Gilbert — Choosing Curiosity Over Fear05/24/2018
    52:06
  77. 85.
    [Unedited] Elizabeth Gilbert with Krista Tippett05/24/2018
    1:36:52
  78. 86.
    How Friendship and Quiet Conversations Transformed a White Nationalist05/17/2018
    52:14
  79. 87.
    [Unedited] Derek Black and Matthew Stevenson with Krista Tippett05/17/2018
    1:04:02
  80. 88.
    john a. powell — Opening to the Question of Belonging05/10/2018
    52:14
  81. 89.
    [Unedited] john a. powell with Krista Tippett05/10/2018
    1:29:14
  82. 90.
    Introducing The On Being Project05/07/2018
    30:46
  83. 91.
    Nature, Joy, and Human Becoming05/03/2018
    52:15
  84. 92.
    [Unedited] Michael McCarthy with Krista Tippett05/03/2018
    1:37:17
  85. 93.
    Carlo Rovelli — All Reality Is Interaction04/26/2018
    52:14
  86. 94.
    [Unedited] Carlo Rovelli with Krista Tippett04/26/2018
    1:21:03
  87. 95.
    angel Kyodo williams — The World Is Our Field of Practice04/19/2018
    51:49
  88. 96.
    [Unedited] angel Kyodo williams with Krista Tippett04/19/2018
    1:27:31
  89. 97.
    The Vitality of Ordinary Things04/12/2018
    51:51
  90. 98.
    [Unedited] Michael Longley with Krista Tippett04/12/2018
    1:22:07
  91. 99.
    This Is Your Brain on Sex04/05/2018
    51:50
  92. 100.
    [Unedited] Helen Fisher with Krista Tippett04/05/2018
    1:29:06
  93. 101.
    Maria Popova and Natalie Batalha — Cosmic Imagining, Civic Pondering03/29/2018
    51:51
  94. 102.
    [Unedited] Maria Popova and Natalie Batalha with Krista Tippett03/29/2018
    1:06:46
  95. 103.
    The Soul in Depression03/22/2018
    51:50
  96. 104.
    [Unedited] Parker Palmer with Krista Tippett03/22/2018
    55:02
  97. 105.
    [Unedited] Andrew Solomon with Krista Tippett03/22/2018
    46:24
  98. 106.
    [Unedited] Anita Barrows with Krista Tippett03/22/2018
    1:00:19
  99. 107.
    Naomi Shihab Nye — Your Life Is a Poem03/15/2018
    51:55
  100. 108.
    [Unedited] Naomi Shihab Nye with Krista Tippett03/15/2018
    1:34:33
  101. 109.
    Nathalie Joachim — Song of Haiti’s Women03/08/2018
    52:15
  102. 110.
    [Unedited] Nathalie Joachim with Krista Tippett03/08/2018
    1:44:10
  103. 111.
    Stephen Batchelor — Wondrous Doubt03/01/2018
    52:14
  104. 112.
    [Unedited] Stephen Batchelor with Krista Tippett03/01/2018
    1:24:25
  105. 113.
    Sylvia Earle — Her Deepness02/22/2018
    52:04
  106. 114.
    [Unedited] Sylvia Earle with Krista Tippett02/22/2018
    1:25:28
  107. 115.
    Rubén Blades, Ashley C. Ford, David Greene, et al. — This Movie Changed Me02/14/2018
    52:03
  108. 116.
    Brené Brown — Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart02/08/2018
    52:04
  109. 117.
    [Unedited] Brené Brown with Krista Tippett02/08/2018
    1:19:01
  110. 118.
    Sarah Bassin and Abdullah Antepli — Holy Envy02/01/2018
    52:03
  111. 119.
    [Unedited] Sarah Bassin and Abdullah Antepli with Krista Tippett02/01/2018
    1:28:33
  112. 120.
    Mary Karr — Astonished by the Human Comedy01/25/2018
    52:09
  113. 121.
    [Unedited] Mary Karr with Krista Tippett01/25/2018
    1:13:12
  114. 122.
    Kevin Kelly — The Universe Is a Question01/18/2018
    52:10
  115. 123.
    [Unedited] Kevin Kelly with Krista Tippett01/18/2018
    1:31:50
  116. 124.
    Isabel Wilkerson — The Heart Is the Last Frontier01/11/2018
    52:11
  117. 125.
    [Unedited] Isabel Wilkerson with Krista Tippett01/11/2018
    1:50:41
  118. 126.
    Christian Wiman — How Does One Remember God?01/04/2018
    52:09
  119. 127.
    [Unedited] Christian Wiman with Krista Tippett01/04/2018
    1:31:29
  120. 128.
    Claire Danes, Ellen Burstyn, Tracy K. Smith, et al. — Stories About Mystery12/28/2017
    51:51
  121. 129.
    David Steindl-Rast — Anatomy of Gratitude12/21/2017
    51:51
  122. 130.
    [Unedited] David Steindl-Rast with Krista Tippett12/21/2017
    1:16:28
  123. 131.
    Rebecca Solnit — Falling Together12/14/2017
    51:51
  124. 132.
    [Unedited] Rebecca Solnit with Krista Tippett12/14/2017
    1:32:42
  125. 133.
    Adam Gopnik — Practicing Doubt, Redrawing Faith12/07/2017
    51:51
  126. 134.
    [Unedited] Adam Gopnik with Krista Tippett12/07/2017
    1:38:00
  127. 135.
    Anand Giridharadas and Whitney Kimball Coe — The Call to Community in a Changed World11/30/2017
    52:10
  128. 136.
    [Unedited] Anand Giridharadas and Whitney Kimball Coe with Krista Tippett11/30/2017
    1:15:51
  129. 137.
    Greg Boyle — The Calling of Delight: Gangs, Service, and Kinship11/22/2017
    52:10
  130. 138.
    [Unedited] Greg Boyle with Krista Tippett11/22/2017
    1:17:21
  131. 139.
    Ta-Nehisi Coates — Imagining a New America11/16/2017
    51:56
  132. 140.
    [Unedited] Ta-Nehisi Coates with Krista Tippett11/16/2017
    1:22:47
  133. 141.
    Rachel Yehuda — How Trauma and Resilience Cross Generations11/09/2017
    52:10
  134. 142.
    [Unedited] Rachel Yehuda with Krista Tippett11/09/2017
    1:34:33
  135. 143.
    Ellen Langer — Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness11/02/2017
    52:10
  136. 144.
    [Unedited] Ellen Langer with Krista Tippett11/02/2017
    1:29:07
  137. 145.
    Atul Gawande — What Matters in the End10/26/2017
    52:10
  138. 146.
    [Unedited] Atul Gawande with Krista Tippett10/26/2017
    1:22:00
  139. 147.
    Jonathan Haidt — The Psychology of Self-Righteousness10/19/2017
    52:09
  140. 148.
    [Unedited] Jonathan Haidt with Krista Tippett10/19/2017
    1:50:09
  141. 149.
    Joan Halifax — Buoyancy Rather Than Burnout in Our Lives10/12/2017
    52:11
  142. 150.
    [Unedited] Joan Halifax with Krista Tippett10/12/2017
    1:31:59
  143. 151.
    Daniel Kahneman — Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other10/05/2017
    52:09
  144. 152.
    [Unedited] Daniel Kahneman with Krista Tippett10/05/2017
    1:38:02
  145. 153.
    Lisa Randall — Dark Matter, Dinosaurs, and Extra Dimensions09/28/2017
    52:10
  146. 154.
    [Unedited] Lisa Randall with Krista Tippett09/28/2017
    1:12:00
  147. 155.
    Arnold Eisen — The Opposite of Good Is Indifference09/21/2017
    52:12
  148. 156.
    [Unedited] Arnold Eisen with Krista Tippett09/21/2017
    1:19:23
  149. 157.
    Junot Díaz — Radical Hope Is Our Best Weapon09/14/2017
    51:54
  150. 158.
    [Unedited] Junot Díaz with Krista Tippett09/14/2017
    1:06:41
  151. 159.
    John O'Donohue — The Inner Landscape of Beauty08/31/2017
    52:04
  152. 160.
    [Unedited] John O'Donohue with Krista Tippett08/31/2017
    1:39:21
  153. 161.
    Nikki Giovanni — Soul Food, Sex, and Space08/24/2017
    51:59
  154. 162.
    [Unedited] Nikki Giovanni with Krista Tippett08/24/2017
    1:27:32
  155. 163.
    Ruby Sales — Where Does It Hurt?08/17/2017
    52:00
  156. 164.
    [Unedited] Ruby Sales with Krista Tippett08/17/2017
    2:15:43
  157. 165.
    Cloud Cult — Music Is Medicine08/10/2017
    52:06
  158. 166.
    [Unedited] Cloud Cult with Krista Tippett08/10/2017
    1:30:06
  159. 167.
    Mary Catherine Bateson — Composing a Life08/03/2017
    52:05
  160. 168.
    [Unedited] Mary Catherine Bateson with Krista Tippett08/03/2017
    1:35:06
  161. 169.
    danah boyd — The Internet of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly07/27/2017
    52:05
  162. 170.
    [Unedited] danah boyd with Krista Tippett07/27/2017
    1:25:25
  163. 171.
    Matthieu Ricard — Happiness As Human Flourishing07/20/2017
    52:24
  164. 172.
    [Unedited] Matthieu Ricard with Krista Tippett07/20/2017
    1:32:41
  165. 173.
    Amichai Lau-Lavie — First Aid for Spiritual Seekers07/13/2017
    52:22
  166. 174.
    [Unedited] Amichai Lau-Lavie with Krista Tippett07/13/2017
    1:37:06
  167. 175.
    Billy Mills, Christina Torres, Ashley Hicks, et al. — Running as Spiritual Practice07/06/2017
    52:23
  168. 176.
    Annette Gordon-Reed and Titus Kaphar — Are We Actually Citizens Here?06/29/2017
    52:00
  169. 177.
    [Unedited] Annette Gordon-Reed and Titus Kaphar with Krista Tippett06/29/2017
    1:17:17
  170. 178.
    Martin Sheen — Spirituality of Imagination06/22/2017
    52:01
  171. 179.
    [Unedited] Martin Sheen with Krista Tippett06/22/2017
    1:33:33
  172. 180.
    Enrique Martínez Celaya — The Whisper of the Order of Things06/15/2017
    52:00
  173. 181.
    [Unedited] Enrique Martínez Celaya with Krista Tippett06/15/2017
    1:28:30
  174. 182.
    Hari Kondabolu, Lindy West, et al. — Humor as a Tool for Survival06/08/2017
    51:49
  175. 183.
    Brian Greene — Reimagining the Cosmos06/01/2017
    51:48
  176. 184.
    [Unedited] Brian Greene with Krista Tippett06/01/2017
    1:24:41
  177. 185.
    Patrisse Cullors and Robert Ross — The Spiritual Work of Black Lives Matter05/25/2017
    51:49
  178. 186.
    [Unedited] Patrisse Cullors and Robert Ross with Krista Tippett05/25/2017
    1:40:37
  179. 187.
    Glenn Beck — What You Do Will Be a Pivot Point05/11/2017
    51:48
  180. 188.
    [Unedited] Glenn Beck with Krista Tippett05/11/2017
    1:34:40
  181. 189.
    Marie Howe — The Power of Words to Save Us05/04/2017
    51:53
  182. 190.
    [Unedited] Marie Howe with Krista Tippett05/04/2017
    1:52:55
  183. 191.
    Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant — Resilience After Unimaginable Loss04/24/2017
    51:51
  184. 192.
    [Unedited] Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant04/24/2017
    1:18:27
  185. 193.
    Richard Rohr — Living in Deep Time04/13/2017
    51:53
  186. 194.
    [Unedited] Richard Rohr with Krista Tippett04/13/2017
    1:20:48
  187. 195.
    Heather McGhee and Matt Kibbe — Repairing the Breach04/06/2017
    51:49
  188. 196.
    [Unedited] Heather McGhee and Matt Kibbe with Krista Tippett04/06/2017
    1:04:04
  189. 197.
    Joy Ladin — Transgender Amid Orthodoxy: I Am Who I Will Be03/23/2017
    52:10
  190. 198.
    [Unedited] Joy Ladin with Krista Tippett03/23/2017
    1:38:49
  191. 199.
    Bessel van der Kolk — How Trauma Lodges in the Body03/09/2017
    52:05
  192. 200.
    [Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk with Krista Tippett03/09/2017
    1:19:28

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