The Spiritual (Re)Turn: Participants

The Spiritual (Re)Turn


Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett created and hosts the Peabody-award-winning public-radio program Speaking of Faith, which provides a new model for conversation about religion, meaning, and ethics in modern life.  She is the author of Speaking of Faith and the forthcoming Einstein's God.


Huma Bhabha

Artist Huma Bhabha earned a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Columbia University. She was awarded the 2008 Emerging Artist Award from the Aldrich Museum of Art. Her work has recently appeared in After Nature at the New Museum, New York, and in the 7th Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea (both 2008).

Louis A. Ruprecht Jr.

Louis A. Ruprecht Jr. is William M. Suttles Chair of Religious Studies at Georgia State University. The author of six books and a staff writer for the online magazine Religion Dispatches, Ruprecht is currently researching the role of religion in the development of the modern museum.

Mark C. Taylor

Mark C. Taylor is Chair of the Department of Religion and co-director of the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University.  He is the author of more than twenty-five books, several of which are on art and architecture.

Live Chat Hosts

Our live chat, occurring on Thursday, October 22, at 2 pm, will be hosted by Krista Tippett. She will be joined by Louis A. Ruprecht Jr. Their biographies appear above.