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Thanksgiving Proclamations from the Revolutionary War

Vol. 114, Prg. 6–10
November 19–23, 2012

The Thanksgiving story doesn’t end with the Pilgrims. During the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress issued Thanksgiving proclamations to thank God for His blessings. Each of these blessings has a story behind it—and some of them may surprise you! On this week’s program, host Mike Farris recounts these little–known stories from American history.

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The Other Thanksgiving Stories
The Unseen Hand behind the Secret Alliance
National Treason and the Faithfulness of God
The World Turned Upside Down—By the Hand of God
The Heart of the King in the Hand of God

Dr. Michael P. Farris, Esq.:
Michael Farris is the chancellor of Patrick Henry College and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association. He was the founding president of each organization.

Farris is a constitutional appellate litigator who has served as lead counsel in the United States Supreme Court, eight federal circuit courts, and the appellate courts of 13 states.

He has been a leader on Capitol Hill for over 30 years and is widely known for his leadership on homeschooling, religious freedom, and the preservation of American sovereignty.

At Patrick Henry College, Farris teaches constitutional law, public international law, and coaches PHC’s Moot Court team which has won six national championships.

A prolific author, Farris has been recognized with a number of awards including the Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship by the Heritage Foundation and as one of the “Top 100 Faces in Education for the 20th Century” by Education Week magazine.

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From Tyndale to Madison

Michael Farris

Are you interested in religious liberty and the early years of the United States? Michael Farris’s book recounts more stories leading up to the founding of America. To order From Tyndale to Madison: How the Death of an English Martyr Led to the American Bill of Rights, click the link above.

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