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 Paradigm Tales 
 for Halloween Season of the WITCH
 Martha Henry, Starhawk, Mathew Fox
 Virtual Renderings  
 For non-profit use only.
 Public Domain 
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Something for Halloween listeners. Scary FX sounds and Christian fundamentalist talk to start which leads to a more scholarly and truthful depiction of the Burning Times. Some interesting points are postulated which appear to have connection with certain events occurring today.
see notes
A short collage for Halloween composed of some of the current conservative Christian views and further historical information given by scholars and modern day witches interwoven with appropriate music. Includes various conservative Christian radio clips on the subject and pieces from “The Burning Times” documentary.

Burning Times sound track narrated by Martha Henry and produced by Donna Read in 1990 in conjunction with the national Film Board of Canada.
Please Note: This 1990 Canadian documentary in later years received criticism for the high numbers it gave for the number of women/people killed during this 400 yr period. Numbers given ranged from 100,000 to 9 million and subsequently the high numbers have been proven incorrect. It is now thought that approximately 40,000 to 100,000 were slain (as put forth currently by predominately male scholars).

Commentary by:
Martha Henry
Mathew Fox
Several unknown Christian radio commentators

Music (complete or excerpts):
Tango to Evora by Lorenna McKennitt (sound track of Burning Times)
Must be the Season of the Witch (modern ver) by unknown
Lova Lova Line by Vidia Wesenlund
Masked Ball by Jocelyn Pook
Bysjan Bysjan Lite Ban by Vidia Wesenlund
the Witch’s Song by Cast of Robin's Rendition of Ishmael

With segments gleaned from:
Lost discs radio
The DVD The Burning Times (1990)
Wizard of Oz

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