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Krista Tippett

Spiritual Genius: Lessons for Living

About Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett is a journalist, author, and Peabody Award-winning radio broadcaster. As creator and host of the public radio program On Being (formerly Speaking of Faith), she explores with her guests the animating questions of human life: What does it mean to be human and how do we want to live? A graduate of Brown University with a degree in history, she worked as a political reporter and diplomatic appointee in Cold War Berlin. In 1994, she earned a Master of Divinity  degree from Yale University. In 2001, Minnesota Public Radio launched her radio program, and today, On Being is heard nationally on 240 public radio stations and globally online. She is the author of two books, Speaking of Faith and Einstein’s God.

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Forums will NOT be live broadcast on MPR this fall. Instead, MPR will present the entire fall season of the Town Hall Forum as a special week of programs, November 29 – December 2 each day at 11 a.m. You can still listen/watch live here on our website.