Archive for the ‘Retro’ Category
Historical retrospectives of NYC religions
Retro sub categories : A Journey Retro — Intro, Abraham Lincoln & NYC faiths, Bowery, Chinese Americans in NYC, Columbus Day, Evangelicals in Williamsburg & Greenpoint, Golem, Harlem Retrospectives, Jackie Robinson, Mosque City NY Retros, Sunday Schools, World War II and World's Fair 1964
Is religion the cradle of civilization?
I kept my faith in a little box apart from the rest of my life.
Since the 19th Century, golems have lived in the streets & minds of New York City. Now, they live on your ear.
The state holiday originated as a way to honor the Sabbath school movement. Part 10 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
Here’s guide to Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn
The faith story behind the Ken Burns’ PBS special on Jackie Robinson, April 11-12
Religion was an important aspect of early Chinese settlements in New York City.
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.
They knew that they were on a journey in this world towards Heaven. PBS’ The Pilgrims, WNET-13 Nov 24 8pm, Nov 26 9:30pm
Remember to pray for our veterans like the day that the whole city stopped to pray for its military men & women. June 6, 1944.