Speaking of Faith Why Religion Matters--and How to Talk about It

ISBN-10: 0143113186

ISBN-13: 9780143113188

Edition: N/A

Authors: Krista Tippett

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An intimate, thought-provoking, and original appraisal of the meaning of religion in our time from the creator and host of public radios Speaking of Faith Krista Tippett, widely becoming known as the Bill Moyers of radio, is one of the countrys most intelligent and insightful commentators on religion, ethics, and the human spirit. With this book, she draws on her own life story and her intimate conversations with both ordinary and famous figures, including Elie Wiesel, Karen Armstrong, and Thich Nhat Hanh, to explore complex subjects like science, love, virtue, and violence within the context of spirituality and everyday life. Her way of speaking about the mysteries of lifeand of listening with care to those who endeavor to understand those mysteriesis nothing short of revolutionary.
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List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Krista Tippett is a broadcaster, journalist, and author. Krista graduated from Brown University in 1983. She's also a Fulbright scholar. Tippett has worked for the New York Times and written for Newsweek, the BBC and others. In 1986, she acted as a special political assistant to the senior diplomat in West Berlin. The following year she became chief aide in Berlin to the U.S. ambassador to West Germany. Tippett received a Masters of Divinity from Yale University in 1994. She went on to create and host the public radio program Speaking of Faith. The program is currently broadcast on more than 200 public radio stations in the US and globally via NPR Worldwide, its website, and its podcast. Krista's first book, Speaking of Faith - Why Religion Matters and How to Talk about It, was published in 2007; her most recent book is Einstein's God: Conversations about Science and the Human Spirit (Feb 2010).

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