Science and Being
with Carl Feit, Anne Foerst, and Lindon Eaves, 52 min audio on On Being
Many of history’s greatest scientists considered their work to be a religious endeavour, a direct search for God. Pioneers like Newton, Copernicus, and Galileo believed that their discoveries told humanity more about God’s nature than had been known. In recent years, a new dialogue has begun, driven by leading scientists across the world. Host Krista Tippett explores with three scientists from very different perspectives. They suggest that our most sophisticated 21st-century discoveries may be driving us back to questions of faith.
Yes means Yes?
by Elna Baker, 10 min audio on The Moth
A young woman recounts the difficulty of being a Mormon in New York City. She talks about saying ‘yes’ and saying ‘no’ as a part of being yourself.