Siam: Kenneth Went to See the Buddhist Monks

Dublin Core

Title

Siam: Kenneth Went to See the Buddhist Monks

Description

On an evangelistic tour Kenneth called on the head of the monks and offered to teach them about Christianity. They set up a time when the monks would come to the Landons' house. They had many of these sessions, and at the end Kenneth rewarded them with portions of Scripture. The speaker of the group told Kenneth that they had all decided to become Christians, to which Kenneth inquired if they meant to stop being Buddhists. They responded that they were going to be both Christians and Buddhists. In any case, this started a long time friendship between Kenneth and the monks, especially with the head monk.

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1928

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC42-12

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Kenneth and Margaret Landon

Duration

4:31

Sound File Location

Box 77: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 38-54

Clip Location

Hour 42, clip 12

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth Went to See the Buddhist Monks,” Wheaton College Digital Exhibits, accessed April 18, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/459.