God Rock Radio #102 – Thanksgiving Day Holiday Special

Jack “The Agnostic” Garcia examines the myths, legends, facts and controversies surrounding the family gathering / turkey feast celebration. From the little known and often ignored Thanksgiving Days celebrated by the Catholic Spanish and French explorers, that predate Protestant English Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock by several decades. To the evolution of the holiday through the centuries, from a spiritual/religious observance to a civil/secular celebration overstuffed with food, football and parades.
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God Rock Radio #101-The History & Mystery of Chinese Calligraphy

Jack “The Agnostic” Garcia a student of Ancient Chinese History examines the legends and facts of the most sacred art of Chinese civilization , Calligraphy. From the beginnings of writing on oracle bones used for divination during the early Bronze Age to the zenith of the sacred art under the rule of the Tang and Sung dynasties. Jack also gives in depth analysis on the lives and works of the greatest calligraphers (Wang-Xizhi, Li Bai, Du Fu, Bai Juyi and SuShi)and the two calligrapher /poet Emperors (Xuan Zong and Hui Zong).
9 tracks hit fwd to advance.