Sometimes it takes persistence to pitch a voice you know is right — and the willingness to listen to others around the dinner table.

Catch highlights of Krista's recent speech before an audience of seminary students, courtesy of a public theologian in attendance.

What a little-known figure of speech, the polysyndeton, can do for style — even in the Bible.

Learning to talk, acquiring language, is one of the most remarkable and ordinary things human beings do. A playful conversation with a legend in the field of psycholinguistics, who says it’s as thrilling a frontier as outer space or the deep sea.

A moving performance of Frederick Douglass' "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" in Howard Zinn's history roadshow.