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Podcasts

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 6:00am
    James Martin — Finding God in All Things

    Before Pope Francis, James Martin was perhaps the best-loved Jesuit in American life. He’s followed the calling of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order, to “find God in all things” — and for him that means being a writer of books, an editor of America magazine, and a wise and witty presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. To delve into Fr. Martin's way of being in the world is to discover the "spiritual exercises" St. Ignatius designed to be accessible to everyone more than six centuries ago.

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 5:59am
    [Unedited] James Martin with Krista TippettJames Martin is a Jesuit priest and editor-at-large of "America" magazine. He’s the author of several books including "The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything," "Jesus: A Pilgrimage," and most recently "Seven Last Words." Before Pope Francis, James Martin was perhaps the best-loved Jesuit in American life. This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "James Martin — Finding God in All Things." Find more at onbeing.org.
  • Thursday, November 24, 2016 6:00am
    Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn — Truth, Beauty, Banjo

    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. Nashville Public radio brought us together at the Belcourt Theater in their hometown.

  • Thursday, November 24, 2016 5:59am
    [Unedited] Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn with Krista TippettBéla Fleck is one of the greatest living banjo players in the world. Abigail Washburn is a celebrated banjo player and singer, both in English and Chinese. Their first full album collaboration, "Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn," was awarded the 2016 Grammy for Best Folk Album. This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn — Truth, Beauty, Banjo." Find more at onbeing.org.
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:00am
    Isabel Wilkerson — The Heart Is the Last Frontier

    Go to the doctor and they won't begin to treat you without taking your history — and not just yours, but that of your parents and grandparents before you. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson points this out as she reflects on her epic work of narrative non-fiction, The Warmth of Other Suns. She's immersed herself in the stories of the Great Migration, the diaspora of six million African Americans to the north of the U.S. in the 20th century. It's a carrier of untold histories and truths that help make sense of human and social challenges newly visible at the heart of our life together.