Stanthorpe’s Rich Italian Heritage

Download a pdf copy of this article here: Stanthorpe’s Rich Italian Heritage Stanthorpe’s Rich Italian Heritage Dr. Peter D. Matthews   I was angered to read the Council denigrating the Granite Belt’s wonderful rich Italian heritage and culture in their Management Review of the de-amalgamation proposal.[1] It is disgraceful and I condemn it in the strongest… Read more »

To Kick Against the Goads

Download a pdf copy of this article here: PAPER – Kick Against the Goads To Kick Against the Goads Rev. Dr Peter D. Matthews   Figure 1 – The Damascus Gate around 1900 in Jerusalem, Israel. www.goodfreephotos.com   I sat here today pondering why certain people from the Council attacked my friend and brother in the… Read more »

Dobie and the ‘Bucket Brigade Revival of 2018’

Download a pdf copy of this article here: Dobie and the Bucket Brigade Revival of 2018 Dobie and the ‘Bucket Brigade Revival of 2018’ Dr Peter D Matthews It was December 1953 in the sleepy little town of Stanthorpe. The illustrious new Storm King Dam had just been completed, noted for its native “black swans” protected… Read more »

The Holy Grail: The Zohar of Antiquity

Watch it on YouTube below, view the paper below or download a pdf copy of this academic paper here: The Holy Grail – The Zohar of Antiquity 300519 The Holy Grail: The Zohar of Antiquity? Dr Peter D Matthews Background I had Billy Phillips from California contact me, who a student of the wisdom of Kabbalah… Read more »

Who Threw The First Stone?

Who Threw The First Stone? Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   For centuries Jewish Rabbis, Kabbalists, and a few restricted theologians and philosophers around the world have truly been able to understand the teachings of Jesus. Why is that? Simply because most people are not taught the true nature of Jesus, and the real teaching… Read more »

How to Break the Drought!

How to Break the Drought! Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   Image Copyright 2000 CSIRO, Used by Permission.   Australia has been hit hard by drought in 2018, and I suspect it will get much worse before it gets better. Farmers across rural Australia have been hand feeding large bales of sorghum, lucerne, millet, rhodes… Read more »

SCHOLARLY CHALLENGE – The Argosy of “Andrew” in ‘The Merchant of Venice’

To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: SCHOLARLY CHALLENGE – The Argosy of Andrew in The Merchant of Venice – SCHOLARLY CHALLENGE – The Argosy of “Andrew” in ‘The Merchant of Venice’ As we embark on a New Year, I have decided to do something different. As students and… Read more »

Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare

To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER – Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare Dr Peter D Matthews Introduction The dramatists of Shakespeare are often characterized as being feminists because of the frankness of Cordelia in King Lear, the shrewdness of Portia in… Read more »

New Research into the Bassano Instruments

To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER – New Research into the Bassano Instruments New Research into the Bassano Instruments Dr Peter D Matthews Bassano violin, circa 17th century. Copyright 2018 University of Edinburgh. Various researchers have written about the life, music, and some have detailed a few… Read more »

Were the Bassanos Blackamoors, Black Jews, or tanned Italian-Spaniards?

To download a pdf copy of this paper, please click here: PAPER V2 – Were the Bassanos Blackamoors, Black Jews, or tanned Italian-Spaniards   Introduction The reason for writing this paper was to prove or repudiate claims that Emilia Bassano and other Bassano descendants were “black”, at the request of Katrina Langford (alias Katrina Brown) who… Read more »

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  • Stanthorpe’s Rich Italian Heritage

    Download a pdf copy of this article here: Stanthorpe’s Rich Italian Heritage Stanthorpe’s Rich Italian Heritage Dr. Peter D. Matthews   I was angered to read the Council denigrating the Granite Belt’s wonderful rich Italian heritage and culture in their Management Review of the de-amalgamation proposal.[1] It is disgraceful and I condemn it in the strongest… Read more »

  • To Kick Against the Goads

    Download a pdf copy of this article here: PAPER – Kick Against the Goads To Kick Against the Goads Rev. Dr Peter D. Matthews   Figure 1 – The Damascus Gate around 1900 in Jerusalem, Israel. www.goodfreephotos.com   I sat here today pondering why certain people from the Council attacked my friend and brother in the… Read more »

  • Dobie and the ‘Bucket Brigade Revival of 2018’

    Download a pdf copy of this article here: Dobie and the Bucket Brigade Revival of 2018 Dobie and the ‘Bucket Brigade Revival of 2018’ Dr Peter D Matthews It was December 1953 in the sleepy little town of Stanthorpe. The illustrious new Storm King Dam had just been completed, noted for its native “black swans” protected… Read more »

  • The Holy Grail: The Zohar of Antiquity

    Watch it on YouTube below, view the paper below or download a pdf copy of this academic paper here: The Holy Grail – The Zohar of Antiquity 300519 The Holy Grail: The Zohar of Antiquity? Dr Peter D Matthews Background I had Billy Phillips from California contact me, who a student of the wisdom of Kabbalah… Read more »

  • Who Threw The First Stone?

    Who Threw The First Stone? Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   For centuries Jewish Rabbis, Kabbalists, and a few restricted theologians and philosophers around the world have truly been able to understand the teachings of Jesus. Why is that? Simply because most people are not taught the true nature of Jesus, and the real teaching… Read more »

  • How to Break the Drought!

    How to Break the Drought! Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   Image Copyright 2000 CSIRO, Used by Permission.   Australia has been hit hard by drought in 2018, and I suspect it will get much worse before it gets better. Farmers across rural Australia have been hand feeding large bales of sorghum, lucerne, millet, rhodes… Read more »

  • SCHOLARLY CHALLENGE – The Argosy of “Andrew” in ‘The Merchant of Venice’

    To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: SCHOLARLY CHALLENGE – The Argosy of Andrew in The Merchant of Venice – SCHOLARLY CHALLENGE – The Argosy of “Andrew” in ‘The Merchant of Venice’ As we embark on a New Year, I have decided to do something different. As students and… Read more »

  • Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare

    To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER – Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare Dr Peter D Matthews Introduction The dramatists of Shakespeare are often characterized as being feminists because of the frankness of Cordelia in King Lear, the shrewdness of Portia in… Read more »

  • New Research into the Bassano Instruments

    To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER – New Research into the Bassano Instruments New Research into the Bassano Instruments Dr Peter D Matthews Bassano violin, circa 17th century. Copyright 2018 University of Edinburgh. Various researchers have written about the life, music, and some have detailed a few… Read more »

  • Were the Bassanos Blackamoors, Black Jews, or tanned Italian-Spaniards?

    To download a pdf copy of this paper, please click here: PAPER V2 – Were the Bassanos Blackamoors, Black Jews, or tanned Italian-Spaniards   Introduction The reason for writing this paper was to prove or repudiate claims that Emilia Bassano and other Bassano descendants were “black”, at the request of Katrina Langford (alias Katrina Brown) who… Read more »