Becoming Wise

Becoming Wise

An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living

eBook - 2016
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From the bestselling author and host of NPR's On Being comes a master class in living drawn from the inspiring stories of extraordinary individuals who possess what she calls "spiritual genius"Over the fifteen years that Krista Tippett has hosted her award-winning and nationally beloved radio program on NPR, first under the title Speaking of Faith and then as On Being, the heart of her work has been to shine a light on the most extraordinary people at work on the big issues and questions of the day, people whose missions kindle in us a sense of wonder. Scientists in a variety of fields; theologians from a number of faiths; poets, activists, and many others have all opened themselves up to Tippett's compassionate but searching conversation.In Becoming Wise, Tippett distills the insights she has gleaned from these luminous characters about the meaning of life in its many dimensions into a coherent narrative journey, over time and from mind...
Publisher: 2016.
ISBN: 9780698409941
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Jun 13, 2016

I have enjoyed listening to Krista Tippett's podcast "On Being" for years. This book is a sort of "best of" with thoughtful questions and discussions organized in a beautiful, readable way. I filled pages with little tidbits and quotes I wanted to glean from this book...and quickly recommended it to many of my friends.

xaipe Jun 05, 2016

A series of essays and interview outtakes from the moderator of NPR's "On Being." Nobody listens better than Krista Tippett, her insights and engagement has produced a delightful and thoughtful series of distillations.

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