History of the Holidays

The history behind popular holidays, both sacred and secular. Where did they come from, when did they start, why do we celebrate them?Bill Petro, your friendly neighborhood historian.www.billpetro.com

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The history behind popular holidays, both sacred and secular. Where did they come from, when did they start, why do we celebrate them?Bill Petro, your friendly neighborhood historian.www.billpetro.com
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2017-11-28 17:49
last episode published
2007-01-15 16:07
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6.76 days
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Number of Episodes
3
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15.01.2007

History of Martin Luther King, Jr

A Baptist minister who became the great American civil rights leader. Snippets from his great talks “I Have A Dream” and “I Have Been to the Mountaintop.”
Bill Petro author
7.01.2007

History of Epiphany

What is Epiphany Day, also known as Theophany and 12th Night? Is it the Eastern Church’s version of Christmas? How does it relate to the 12 Days of Christmas in the West?
Bill Petro author
2.01.2007

History of the Holidays: Introduction

Welcome to the "History of the Holidays" podcast series. These are short descriptions of the history behind the holidays, both sacred and secular. The host is Bill Petro, your friendly neighborhood historian. Archives can be found atwww.billpetro.com
Bill Petro author