History of the Holidays
articles are written and curated by
Bill Petro, your friendly neighborhood historian.
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Bill Petro earned his bachelor’s degree in History at the University of California, Berkeley. He studied Ancient History as well as a comprehensive study of Christian and early Jewish History. His History thesis was on 19th century American Evangelicalism. He has done post-graduate work in History and has been studying and teaching History for over thirty years. He began writing articles on History and distributing them via email and the Internet in 1984.
A Bibliography of some of the sources appears here.
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