Nov 25, 2021 • 49M

BHoP#068 Thanksgiving

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Every week Dr. Koontz and RevFisk check their privilege against the backdrop of the wide and varied annals of history.
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In this special Thanksgiving episode Dr Koontz reads selections from various accounts and poems relating to Thanksgiving and Armistice Day (now known as Veteran's Day) and gives us meditations on Thanksgiving, and on surviving in dark times as the pilgrims who founded the holiday did.


The Life of Saint Martin of Tours

"Martin's Tide" by William Barnes

Poetry of World War I

      "Peace" by Rupert Brooke

      "The Dead" by Rupert Brooke

      "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae

      "And There Was a Great Calm" by Thomas Hardy

Thanksgiving proclamation and stories from the Pilgrims

"The Harvest Moon" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Thanksgiving Turkey"  by George Parsons Lathrop


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Many thanks to our sponsors, Blessed Sacrament Lutheran Church in Hayden, ID and Our Savior Lutheran Church and School in Pagosa Springs, CO

Dr Koontz - Agrarian, Egghead -  Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne

Music thanks to Verny