No Small Endeavor

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Exploring what it means to live a good life.

What does it mean to live a good life? What is true happiness? How do we not just cope, but flourish? No Small Endeavor, formerly known as Tokens Show, examines these questions with host Lee C. Camp, and investigates the inseparable link between a good life and the pressing questions of society, culture, and the common good. You'll hear from best-selling authors, philosophers, scientists, artists, psychologists, theologians and even the occasional politician—courageous, impassioned people taking seriously the question of how to live a good life.


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Turns out self-esteem isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In this episode, Kristin Neff describes why self-compassion is a much more effective tool th...

  • Added: May 08, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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What happens when you get a self-dubbed “yankee Jewish feminist” talking about Jesus? A fascinating conversation leaving folks of all faiths and wo...

  • Added: May 01, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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What is joy? Is it equatable with happiness, or pleasure, or both? Is it to be found in a career, or a romantic partner, or a religion? And if we w...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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What is it like to be an Asian American? In light of AAPI month, we present two Asian-American stories of grief and hope. Karen Korematsu tells the...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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What is the Enneagram, and how can it help us live a good life? What at first glance seems like a Myers-Briggs-esque personality test for grouping ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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Climate change is the most polarized issue in the United States, beating out abortion, guns, economics, race, and all other hot-button topics. But ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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What if, to be a peacemaker, one has to stir the waters oneself? What if, to be a theologian, one has to leave questions about God unanswered? What...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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How do you forgive the man who killed your son? Azim Khamisa tells the story of how he forgave the man who killed his only son Tariq, and how the e...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
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“Brief doses of awe help your heart, your immune system, your stress, your reasoning, your relationships,” says psychologist and bestselling author...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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What do we do with the painful parts of our life story? Philip Yancey seeks to answer that question in his recent memoir “Where the Light Fell.” In...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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“It just seemed like such a tragedy that we can go through decades and on some level feel like we’re not okay,” says psychologist, author, and teac...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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You may think you know Malcolm Gladwell. He is a New York Times mega-bestselling author of many books, and host of the wildly popular podcast “Revi...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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In an election year, our focus is turned to the intersection of politics and religion, where we find one of the most vocal and vote-determining mov...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 54:02
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What does “diversity” really mean? The term is used often these days, but is it possible that, by using it, we’ve failed to honor identity and leav...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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“I don’t care whether you did or didn’t do it. I’m going to make sure you’re found guilty.” These are the words that put Anthony Ray Hinton on Alab...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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What political dominoes had to fall in order to bring about the January 6th insurrection? In this episode, Rob Reiner and Dan Partland talk about t...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
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“We’re in the middle of some sort of social crisis,” says New York Times columnist and bestselling author David Brooks. Loneliness, hopelessness, a...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2024
  • Length: 54:01
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How do you live a good life in a world of war, poverty, racism, violence, hunger, and climate destruction? Activist and Catholic priest John Dear t...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2024
  • Length: 54:00