Re: [liturgy-l] Re: A couple of incense-related questions
On 10/29/10 3:53 PM, "John Schultz" <pukne@...> wrote:
As I understand it, the good resins are getting very scarce and have become
extremely costly.Fewer trees, and the remaining trees do not "weep" as much
as they use to.
I once had an Ethiopian student whose family have been frankincense
merchants for centuries. He was in Toronto to study business for the family
enterprise, but his description of the process of gathering and production
was like a window into the 1st century. He brought in a jar of pure
frankincense to show me. It was worth several thousand dollars.
Director of Music
St. Philip's Church, Etobicoke