The Craig Fahle Show

The History of the Mayan Calendar

Thursday, December 20, 2012

With the supposed impending doom that awaits us this December 21st, many are talking about the Mayan calendar and its so-called prediction of the end of the world as we know it. What does December 21, 2012 really have in store for us? Will it be another day in anticipation of Christmas and New Years or something more? Some say there will be huge a shift in nature, while others believe the date to mark an awakening for mankind. Craig speaks with Professor of History at U of D Mercy, Gregory Sumner about the history of the Mayan calendar, its role in our modern day and why it has so many worried.

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Calendar photo courtesy of Scientific American