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

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Penguin, Jan 29, 2008 - Religion - 272 pages
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A thought-provoking, original appraisal of the meaning of religion by the host of public radio's On Being

Krista Tippett, widely becoming known as the Bill Moyers of radio, is one of the country's 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 life-and of listening with care to those who endeavor to understand those mysteries--is nothing short of revolutionary.


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Speaking of Faith Why Religion Matters- and How to Talk About it by Krista Tippett I found this groundbreaking darling to be unique and endearing all at the same time. As a religious journalist and ... Read full review

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Krista Tippett (NPR's host of Speaking of Faith) winds an interesting path of her faith journey from her childhood through her travels as a diplomat through divorce and life after. She makes a number ... Read full review

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Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award–winning broadcaster and the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Wise, Einstein’s God, and Speaking of Faith. In 2014, she received the National Humanities Medal at the White House for “thoughtfully delving into the mysteries of human existence.” She is the host of the public radio program and podcast On Being.


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