Sourdough, Jerusalem's Old City, No Place Like Kansas
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 274
- Oct 11, 2019 8:00 pm
- 1:41:15 mins
Scientist Recreates 4,000 Year-Old Egyptian Sourdough Bread Guest: Seamus Blackley, Father of the Xbox, Physicist Father of the Xbox and scientist Seamus Blackley has recreated ancient Egyptian sourdough bread using authentic ingredients and 4,000 year-old yeast extracted from Egyptian pottery. The First and Only Sourdough Library in the World Guest: Karl De Smedt, Sourdough Librarian, Puratos Sourdough Library, St. Vith, Belgium St. Vith, Belgium is home to the only sourdough library in the world--they are dedicated to preserving and researching sourdough for current and future generations. How Three Major Religions Coexist and Worship in Jerusalem's Old City Guest: Shon Hopkin, Associate Professor, Religious Education, and Chair of the Council of Religious Outreac, Brigham Young University In Jerusalem's Old City, three major religions negotiate daily life and worship, a challenge when holy sites are literally layered one on top of the other. There's No Place Like Kansas Guest: Tom Averill, Professor Emeritus, English, Washburn University of Topeka From the antislavery firebrand John Brown to "The Wizard of Oz" to "Little House on the Praire" to President Eisenhower . . . there's a rich history in that piece of flat real estate.