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On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 6:00am
Oprah Winfrey has said there would have been no Oprah without Donahue. His show was the original daytime talk show focused on issues, and he was a pioneer in audience participation. He offers his lens on an entire era of social, personal and political transformation in the United States — on who we were then, and who we are now.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 5:59amIn this unedited interview, talk show pioneer Phil Donahue opens up on his remarkable perspective on the last half century of America and who we are now. He shares with Krista Tippett his personal transformations on race, gender roles, and parenting in the dramatic era he captured on television.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 6:00am
Courage is borne out of vulnerability, not strength. This finding of Brené Brown’s research on shame and "wholeheartedness" shook the perfectionist ground beneath her own feet. And now it’s inspiring millions to reconsider the way they live, parent, and navigate relations with members of the opposite gender.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 5:59amBrene Brown is Research Professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work and the author of "Daring Greatly." Krista Tippett spoke with her on November 12, 2012. This interview is included in our show "Deep Shame and the Courage to be Vulnerable." Download an mp3 of the produced show at onbeing.org.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 6:00am
What might words like repentance or forgiveness mean, culturally, in this moment? These are questions of the emerging church, a loosely-defined movement that crosses generations, theologies and social ideologies in the hope of reimagining Christianity. With Phyllis Tickle and Vincent Harding, an honest and sometimes politically incorrect conversation on coming to terms with racial identity in the church and in the world.