On Being Blog
Wisdom from a late elder to an overwhelming outpouring of stories from people in response to Joy Ladin's transgender experiences. And, photos of Turkish bovine, local deluges, and Krista's most commonly asked question to guests.
Recapping a week of touching tributes to mothers, appreciating electricity, and learning to be bored in order to create.
Watch Stephen Colbert's moving tribute to his mother, offering insights into his mother's Roman Catholic faith and her deeply held values of gratitude, family, and fun.
The most populous Muslim country in the world offers a lens into the complexity of sharia and why compassion may be at the core of its implementation.
In this photo essay, Joy Ladin reflects on how gender is a covenant she has broken "with others and a covenant with myself."
Changes are afoot at On Being. A brief behind-the-scenes tour as we look for new creative space.
Martin Marty invites interfaith couples to reflect and tell their stories — and challenge the binary headlines.
A new generation of Asian-American poets are finding power of expression in slam poetry. For Bao Phi, it's the lifeblood of exploring his identity in America.
A recap of our favorite bits of curiosity from this week, including epistolary correspondence, Krista re-entering the Twitter fray, and a revival post. And a whole lot more!
A.E. Lefton on Bahá’í leaders being persecuted and imprisoned in Iran — and how they remind her of the sacrifice and the richness of human life.