Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 758 , Segment 1
Episode: Pilgrim Liberty
- Nov 25, 2020 7:00 pm
- 31:34 mins
Guest: John G. Turner, Author of "They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty," and Professor of Religious Studies at George Mason University in Virginia. We’ve all heard the story of the Mayflower, with its tall-hat, buckled-shoes, dour-faced pilgrims who established religious freedom in America. According to historian John Tuner, though, the story is much more complex—and interesting—than that.