"What's Really behind Evangelicals' Climate Denial" by William Bradford
Nichols (M/J 2019) mostly confirmed what I've thought for a number of years about the climate change denials and hostility from the Christian right, which is the tie to "end times" fantasies.
Governor William Bradford
of the puritan colony of Plymouth Massachusetts threatened with work, jail or fines anyone caught observing Christmas.
A chat with Governor William Bradford
is most illuminating - in my case, one Yorkshireman speaking to another with just 15 or 16 generations between.
He discusses classical antiquity in promotional tracts for the settlement of New England; Thomas Morton of Ma-re Mount: the Lady of Learning versus the Elephants of Wit; access to humane learning in Plymouth Plantation; and landing with Seneca, founding with Pliny, exiled with Ovid: governor William Bradford
and the classics.
However, as the Memory Project website explains, the Look article was rife with errors and fabrications because writer William Bradford
Huie paid the two men for their interview and changed crucial information to protect the identities of two others who refused to be interviewed.
I have been an avid reader of S&H for many years, but I'm as redneck and right-wing as they come: 13 generations in agriculture on this continent, direct descendant of William Bradford
. I consider Rabbi Rami and the Dali Lama two of the world's wisest men, even though I was raised Lutheran, Presbyterian, and Mormon.
Contrary to present tradition, the turkey was not the star of the meal during the festivities. Despite boasting of a great selection of fowl and fish, (http://www.pilgrimhall.org/pdf/TG_What_Happened_in_1621.pdf) writings by Plymouth leaders Edward Winslow and William Bradford
show that five deer contributed to the dinner by Massasoit, the leader of the Wampanoag people, were the main attraction.
By December 6, William Bradford
, who would soon become governor, recalled, "The weather was very cold and it froze so hard as the spray of the sea lighting on their coats, as if they had been glazed." Then, on December 8, the rudder broke, followed by the mast breaking in three pieces, falling overboard into the sea.
Much of Steve's artistic inspiration is based on historic painting, including Hudson River Landscape painters Frederic Edwin Church, and William Bradford
, who explored the coast of Labrador and Greenland.
Donegan successfully reframes our understanding of these settlements by reading against traditional sources (such as those of John Smith, Thomas Harriot, William Bradford
, and Richard Ligon) and focusing instead on more unsettled accounts, particularly Ralph Lane's An Account of the Particularities of the Imployments of the English Men Left in Virginia and George Percy's Observations Gathered out of a Discourse and A Trewe Relacyon of the Proceedings and Ocurrentes of Momente Which Have Hapned in Virginia.