On Being on RADIO IQ & RADIO IQ w/BBC News

Sundays at 9:00am and 5:00pm on RADIO IQ.

Described as a cultural "phenomenon" by the New York Times, On Being with Krista Tippett  (formerly Speaking of Faith) is a Peabody and Webby Award-winning weekly program that airs on more than 240 stations. 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.

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Program Headlines

  • Thursday, July 2, 2015 7:00am
    Béla Fleck + Abigail Washburn — Beauty in Banjo and in Life

    They are partners in music and in life — recovering something ancient and deeply American all at once, bringing both beauty and meaning to what they play and how they live. Béla Fleck is one of the greatest living banjo players in the world. He’s followed what many experience as this quintessential American roots instrument back to its roots in Africa and taken it where no banjo has gone before. Abigail Washburn is a celebrated banjo player and singer, both in English and Chinese. Experience our public conversation with them on stage before an adoring crowd at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • Thursday, July 2, 2015 6:59am
    [Unedited] Abigail Washburn + Béla Fleck with Krista TippettThis unedited conversation with Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn comes from the produced show "Beauty in Banjo and in Life." They are partners in music and in life — recovering something ancient and deeply American all at once; bringing both beauty and meaning to what they play and how they live. Béla Fleck is one of the greatest living banjo players in the world. He’s followed what many experience as this quintessential American roots instrument back to its roots in Africa and taken it where no banjo has gone before. Abigail Washburn is a celebrated banjo player and singer, both in English and Chinese. Experience our public conversation with them on stage before an adoring crowd at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/bela-fleck-abigail-washburn-beauty-in-banjo-and-in-life/7705
  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 7:00am
    john a. powell — Opening the Question of Race to the Question of Belonging

    “Race is a little bit like gravity,” john powell says: experienced by all, understood by the few. He is an esteemed legal scholar and thinker who counsels all kinds of people and projects on the front lines of our present racial anguish and longings. Race is relational, he reminds us. It’s as much about whiteness as about color. And it largely plays out, as we’re learning through new science, in our unconscious minds. john powell is steeped in this new learning and offers it to us, as a form of everyday power, to animate our belonging to others that is already real. But we must claim it.

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 6:59am
    [Unedited] john powell with Krista TippettThis unedited conversation with john a. powell comes from the produced show "Opening the Question of Race to the Question of Belonging." “Race is a little bit like gravity,” john powell says: experienced by all, understood by the few. He is an esteemed legal scholar and thinker who counsels all kinds of people and projects on the front lines of our present racial anguish and longings. Race is relational, he reminds us. It’s as much about whiteness as about color. And it largely plays out, as we’re learning through new science, in our unconscious minds. john powell is steeped in this new learning and offers it to us, as a form of everyday power, to animate our belonging to others that is already real. But we must claim it. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/john-a-powell-opening-the-question-of-race-to-the-question-of-belonging/7695
  • Thursday, June 18, 2015 7:00am
    Mario Livio — Mysteries of an Expanding Universe

    The Hubble Space Telescope, which turns 25 this year, has brought the beauty of the cosmos into our lives. Mario Livio works with discoveries it makes possible, studying things like dark energy, extrasolar planets, and white dwarf stars. He's fascinated with the enduring mystery of mathematics, the language of science. He describes the cosmic puzzles that accompany our greatest scientific advances.