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Spanish Invade North Carolina!

Did you know that Spain invaded North Carolina? Learn these forgotten stories at historic Brunswick, North Carolina. ... Read More
Thomas Cranmer: Out of Weakness He Was Made Strong

Thomas Cranmer: Out of Weakness He Was Made Strong

Cranmer The book of Hebrews speaks of men of faith “who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong” (Hebrews 11:33-34). These words apply ver ... Read More

Hannibal Biography Giveaway

We are giving away a copy of Hannibal’s Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome’s Greatest Enemy, a new biography of Hannibal that we just reviewed here on Discerning History. You can ... Read More
Review of Hannibal’s Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome’s Greatest Enemy

Review of Hannibal’s Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome’s Greatest Enemy

The story of Hannibal’s brilliant campaigns in Rome is one of the most famous and dramatic in military history and it has been oft told. Nearly all that we know about him is contained in the works of just a few Roman historians, and after so many years new information is very rarely discovered. H ... Read More

How God Prepared Martin Luther

Learn about Martin Luther’s early life, how God prepared him to be an ideal figure to start the Reformation, and how He saved him from striving for righteousness throug ... Read More
A Photo Tour of Wittenburg

A Photo Tour of Wittenburg

The Castle Church from a Distance A book on display in Luther’s House in Wittenberg The Town Square The Castle Church in Wittenberg, where Luther posted the 95 Theses The Castle Church door on which Luther would have posted the Theses. The original wooden door burned in the 1700s, so it has be ... Read More