Before Pope Francis, James Martin was perhaps the best-loved Jesuit in American life. He’s followed the calling of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order, to “find God in all things” — and for him that means being a writer of books, an editor of America magazine, and a wise and witty presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. To delve into Fr. Martin's way of being in the world is to discover the "spiritual exercises" St. Ignatius designed to be accessible to everyone more than six centuries ago.

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Becoming Wise
An inquiry into the mystery and art of living. Krista Tippett engages wise lives of our day — from Brené Brown and Maria Popova to Elie Wiesel and Seth Godin.

Creating Our Own Lives
We're called to create a better world, but what about the task of creating our own lives? Host Lily Percy explores questions about running as spiritual practice, humor as a tool for survival, and movies as church. Cover art by Julian Opie.

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Becoming Wise


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