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The Witherspoon Lecture – “Einstein’s God: An Evening with Krista Tippett”March 18, 2013 7:00 PMDana Auditorium, E.H. Little Fine Arts Center
This event is brought to you by the Center for Ethics and Religion. Krista Tippett hosts the national public radio program "On Being" (formerly "Speaking of Faith"), which takes up the great animating questions of human life: What does it mean to be human? And how do we want to live? It is broadcast on over 200 US public radio stations and globally by NPR. From ecology to autism to torture, Tippett and her guests reach beyond the headlines to explore meaning, faith and ethics amidst the political, economic, cultural and technological shifts that define 21st century life.
Tippett was a journalist and diplomat in divided Berlin in the 1980s before attending Yale Divinity School. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Einstein's God, and a memoir and reflection on religion in 21st-century life, Speaking of Faith: Why Religion Matters and How to Talk About It.
Post-Lecture Book Discussion Series
Following the lecture, for the first time ever, Queens will host a Book Discussion Series, focusing on three chapters of Krista Tippett's book, Einstein's God.
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