Krista Tippett is a journalist, author, and radio host. She's received a Peabody Award and two Webby Awards for her work on the public radio program On Being, a new kind of conversation -- and an evolving media space -- about religion, spirituality, ethics, and large questions of meaning in every aspect of life. Launched as a weekly program in the summer of 2003, On Being is heard on over 240 public radio stations in the United States and globally via Internet and podcast.
Tippett was a journalist and diplomat in divided Berlin in the 1980s before attending Yale Divinity School. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Einstein's God, and a memoir and reflection on religion in 21st-century life, Speaking of Faith: Why Religion Matters and How to Talk About It.
Day1 Host Peter Wallace talks with the popular host of American Public Media's On Being, Krista Tippett, to discuss how she began her career, what she learned from living in divided Germany, her transition to studying theology, the development of her radio program, and what she sees in the future for the church.