Be the first to try out our new On Being discovery tool for exploring hundreds of conversations in our archives! And, excellent writings on privilege, solitude, and productivity to accompany your listening.
In a turning cultural tide, non-religious Millennials and the Christian church find themselves at odds. But do they have to be?
Beyonce and Chance the Rapper embody the deep, enduring presence of black faith in the world, both in its powerful solemnity and in its joyful boisterousness.
The final week of this presidential election season calls for a poem from Mary Oliver, Parker Palmer on building lives of meaning, and insightful words on “perennials,” the anatomy of an apology, and flourishing at home again.
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle on respecting the resilience of nature, new learnings from Krista Tippett on self-compassion in life and career, and more deliberations on living alongside one another.
For many, the cycling class-phenom SoulCycle is more than a way to burn calories. It fosters the experiences we used to find only within the walls of a church: collective identity, safety, and spiritual catharsis.
As more millennials declare themselves “spiritual but not religious,” what does meaningful community look like in the 21st century? For legions of CrossFit enthusiasts, it’s a community of care and nurturing — and a place where you can also perfect your squat.
Born into a world of chaos and uncertainty, a millennial composer calls on his fellow generation to embrace the richness of this age and go berserk with gratitude.
Compelling listening on trauma and resilience as it crosses generations, and the world around us.
What happens when two millennial Jesuit podcasters interview Krista Tippett? Practical wisdom on the way millennials do religion and a whole host of Jesuit humor.
A confluence of sources show kindred minds meet for the first time. How Thoreau’s quote went viral. Millennials don’t do and sage advice from Maya Angelou.
Krista sits down with The Takeaway to explain the impulses behind the Pew polls on the religiously unaffiliated Millennials. She believes that this growing number of unaffiliated young people are a source of renewal of religion in the U.S.
How has your religious identity changed? Does faith still play an important role in your life? Are you concerned that young people are leaving religious institutions? Join John Hockenberry today (Friday, October 18) at 2:00 pm ET to participate in a live online chat. Whatever questions or comments you have, we hope you add your voice to the conversation.
Three young Muslim-Americans — Kamran, Tasneem, and Zahra — struggle to reconcile their “Muslim” and “American” identities. Why don’t we hear more of this in the media?
On Being partners with The Takeaway to explore the deep questions of people’s changing relationship with religion and faith in the U.S. as part of their series “Young Nation Under God?”
A participant writes on a “Why Are You Conservative?” poster at the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman…
“I think in a way that kind of cliche ‘spiritual but not religious,’ which apparently is a thing more and…