Krista Tippett on Being

  • Tuesday 1 p.m.–2 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10 p.m.–11 p.m.
  • Sunday 7 a.m.–8 a.m.

On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.

  • Feb 26

    Joe Henry — The Mystery and Adventure of Life and Songwriting

    Joe Henry — The Mystery and Adventure of Life and Songwriting

    In life as in song, Joe Henry says "we're really called not to dispel mystery but to abide it, to engage it." He brings an inward wisdom to the art and craft of making music. Cherished by fans and fellow musicians alike, he’s produced a dozen albums of his own and for an array of artists, including Ani DiFranco, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, and Billy Bragg. And, he’s written songs together with Rosanne Cash and Madonna. With Joe Henry, we probe the mystery and adventure of discovering life through music.

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  • Feb 26

    [Unedited] Joe Henry with Krista Tippett

    [Unedited] Joe Henry with Krista TippettThis unedited conversation with singer-songwriter Joe Henry comes from the produced show "The Mystery and Adventure of Life and Songwriting." In life as in song, Joe Henry says "we're really called not to dispel mystery but to abide it, to engage it." He brings an inward wisdom to the art and craft of making music. Cherished by fans and fellow musicians alike, he’s produced a dozen albums of his own and for an array of artists, including Ani DiFranco, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, and Billy Bragg. And, he’s written songs together with Rosanne Cash and Madonna. With Joe Henry, we probe the mystery and adventure of discovering life through music. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/joe-henry-the-mystery-and-adventure-of-life-and-songwriting/7313
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  • Feb 19

    Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons and Lucas Johnson — The Movement, Remembered Forward [remix]

    Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons and Lucas Johnson — The Movement, Remembered Forward

    Wisdom for how we can move and heal our society in our time as the Civil Rights Movement galvanized its own. Lucas Johnson is bringing the art and practice of nonviolence into a new century, for new generations. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons was an original Black Power feminist and a grassroots leader of the Mississippi Freedom Summer.

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  • Feb 19

    [Unedited] Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons and Lucas Johnson with Krista Tippett

    [Unedited] Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons and Lucas Johnson with Krista TippettThis unedited conversation with Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons and Lucas Johnson comes from the produced show "The Movement, Remembered Forward." Wisdom for how we can move and heal our society in our time as the Civil Rights Movement galvanized its own. Lucas Johnson is bringing the art and practice of nonviolence into a new century, for new generations. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons was an original Black Power feminist and a grassroots leader of the Mississippi Freedom Summer. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/gwendolyn-zoharah-simmons-and-lucas-johnson-the-movement-remembered-forward/6101
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  • Feb 12

    Helen Fisher — Love and Sex and Attachment

    Helen Fisher — Love and Sex and Attachment

    In her TED talks that have been viewed by millions of people and the research she does for Match.com, Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feels like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen. And she reveals how we can take this knowledge as a form of power — to give conscious new meaning to the thrilling and sometimes treacherous human realms of love, sex, and marriage.

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  • Feb 12

    [Unedited] Helen Fisher with Krista Tippett

    [Unedited] Helen Fisher with Krista TippettThis unedited conversation with Helen Fisher comes from the produced show "Love and Sex and Attachment." In her TED talks that have been viewed by millions of people, and the research she does for Match.com, Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen. In this wonderfully personal conversation, she reveals how we can take this knowledge as a form of power, to give conscious new meaning to the thrilling and sometimes treacherous human realms of love, sex, and marriage. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/helen-fisher-love-and-sex-and-attachment/7288
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  • Feb 05

    Mary Oliver — Listening to the World

    Mary Oliver — Listening to the World

    Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. At 79, she honors us with an intimate conversation on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind her writing.

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  • Feb 05

    [Unedited] Mary Oliver with Krista Tippett

    [Unedited] Mary Oliver with Krista TippettKrista Tippett's unedited interview with the poet Mary Oliver. Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. At 79, she honors us with an intimate conversation on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind her writing. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/mary-oliver-listening-to-the-world/7267
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