The On Being Project

Krista Tippett
Krista Tippett

created and leads the On Being Project, hosts the On Being radio show and podcast, and curates the Civil Conversations Project. She received the National Humanities Medal at the White House in 2014. She speaks widely and writes books including Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.

 

Depression and Me

by Krista Tippett

“Emerging from depression — “healing” if you will — doesn’t mean leaving darkness behind. It means being aware and whole enough to accept dark months and dark times as expressions of human vitality.” Krista Tippett on understanding the lingering vestiges of her depression.

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Depression and Me

The Nature of Human Vitality

by Krista Tippett

Depression has a profound spiritual effect that is difficult to speak about and can often only be traced years onward. Krista Tippett reflects on her own experience with clinical depression and what she’s learned from others who have lived through its darkness.

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The Nature of Human Vitality

A Glacial Sense of Time

by Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett looks back on her conversation with the renowned religious scholar Martin Marty, whose research focused on religious fundamentalism as a modern phenomenon. Though the conversation was over 10 years ago, many of Marty’s thoughts on religion and life — informed by his “glacial” sense of time — still resonate today.

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A Glacial Sense of Time

A Generation-Defining Speech by a Conservative Religious Leader That Is Good News for All

by Krista Tippett

In a bold declaration, one of the key leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention is taking a stand, and reclaiming the core of his conservative roots.

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A Generation-Defining Speech by a Conservative Religious Leader That Is Good News for All

We Are the Beloved Community — John Lewis

by Krista Tippett

For legendary civil rights leader John Lewis, the most powerful path to the beloved community is to live as if it were already our reality. Listen to his conversation with Krista from our podcast Becoming Wise.

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We Are the Beloved Community — John Lewis

The Universe Participates in the Mystery of God — Guy Consolmagno and George Coyne

by Krista Tippett

Two celebrated astronomers from the Vatican Observatory on the joy of discovery and delighting in what we don’t know. Listen to this podcast from Becoming Wise.

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The Universe Participates in the Mystery of God — Guy Consolmagno and George Coyne

I Feel, Therefore I Am — Eve Ensler

by Krista Tippett

On the Becoming Wise podcast, feminist playwright Eve Ensler speaks of the affirming physicality of our bodies, and of finding true contentment in the lives we already lead.

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I Feel, Therefore I Am — Eve Ensler

We Reclaim Abandoned Spaces — Shane Claiborne

by Krista Tippett

From Becoming Wise, New Monastic Shane Claiborne speaks of bridging the gap between the structures we are raised in and the human needs around us.

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We Reclaim Abandoned Spaces — Shane Claiborne

We Choose Our Own Tribes — Seth Godin

by Krista Tippett

Entrepreneur and digital wise man Seth Godin explores our capacity to use connection to elevate and advance the human spirit, on the Becoming Wise podcast.

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We Choose Our Own Tribes — Seth Godin

The Good in the Other, The Doubt in Ourselves — Frances Kissling

by Krista Tippett

Scholar and activist Frances Kissling speaks of good will and understanding, rather than agreement or victory, as bridges between difference.

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The Good in the Other, The Doubt in Ourselves — Frances Kissling
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