Nadia Bolz-Weber is the tattooed, Lutheran pastor of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, a church where a chocolate fountain, a blessing of the bicycles, and serious liturgy come together. She's a face of the Emerging Church — redefining what church is, with deep reverence for tradition.
This is the unedited, unabridged version of their interview, recorded with a live audience at the Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, North Carolina.
Producer: Trent Gilliss
Camera: Angel Huertas, Julio Marin
Audio: Chris Heagle
Editor: J.D. O'Brien
An hour with the extraordinary humanity of Congressman John Lewis. The civil rights movement he helped animate was — as he tells it — love in action. He opens up the art and the discipline that made nonviolence work then — and that he offers up for our common life even today.
Istanbul, Turkey - June 14, 2012
Krista Tippett speaks with Fr. Alberto Ambrosio. He's an Italian-born, Dominican friar who has lived in Istanbul for the last 15 years. He's steeped in the contemplative tradition of Christianity and in Sufism, the mystical tradition of Islam, which the poet Rumi inspired in what is now the land of Turkey. He is an emerging teacher about Islam within Roman Catholicism. From him we learn about the "art" of living as a religious other and with religious others. The journey he's lived in Istanbul for most of his adulthood (and he is only 40) is fascinating and unique. And yet he has wisdom — practical and spiritual — for all of us in the world we inhabit now.
Istanbul, Turkey - June 12, 2012
There's a country between Europe's debt crisis and the Arab Spring, where democracy is valued and the economy is growing. It's Turkey. Mustafa Akyol gives a fresh perspective on this new model of religion and democracy.