Krista Tippett is a journalist, former diplomat, Peabody-award-winning broadcaster and a New York Times bestselling author. As the creator and host of American Public Media's radio program Speaking of Faith, she has innovated a new model of intelligent, in-depth conversation about religion, ethics and large questions of meaning in every aspect of life. The program is heard on over 235 public radio stations across the US and globally via podcast and Internet.
Krista was a freelance foreign correspondent and diplomatic appointee in divided Berlin in the 1980s after graduating from Brown University. She received an M.Div. from Yale in 1994. Her latest book, Einstein's God, a New York Times bestseller, centers around her conversations with scientists and traces the way her journalistic and theological perspective continues to evolve. She is also the author of the 2007 memoir of religion in our time, Speaking of Faith - Why Religion Matters and How to Talk about it.