Archive for the Weekly Video Category

Why Did the English Win the Battle of Crécy?

February 23, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

The Reasons Behind the Augsburg Confession

February 10, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

The Augsburg Confession is one of the most widely used statements of the Reformed faith. But when it was first drafted, back in 1530, what were the reasons behind it? Many may be surprised that it was because of statesmanship and politics that the Diet of Augsburg assembled.

Gaspard de Coligny – the Huguenot Admiral

January 26, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Reformation, Weekly Video by

Gaspard de Coligny was an admiral in 16th century Catholic France. He converted to Protestantism and became a leader of the Reformation in France. But on St. Bartholomew’s Day in 1572 he fell, a martyr.

What Happened at the Battle of Concord?

December 9, 2016 with 1 Comment and Posted in War for Independence, Weekly Video by

Join Discerning History for a brief overview of the Battle of Concord, the first American victory and one of the battles that begun the Revolutionary War.

John Knox: The Father of Presbyterianism

October 27, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Reformation, Weekly Video by

Join us at the Reformation Wall for a brief sketch of the life of John Knox, a Scottish Reformer.

Oliver Cromwell: From Geneva to England

October 18, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Reformation, Weekly Video by

Oliver Cromwell, general in the English Civil War and Lord Protector of England, was one of the great political leaders who took the Protestant Reformation into politics. Join us at the Reformation Wall in Geneva to the connection from Calvin to Cromwell

Methods and Science of Civil War Photography

September 21, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Civil War, Weekly Video by

We talk with photographer Rob Gibson about the different types of Civil War photography, and the art and science behind them. Tintypes, daguerreotypes, albumen prints, and more!

Why the Americans Fought at Concord

August 4, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Featured, Videos, War for Independence, Weekly Video by

Little Round Top – Battle of Gettysburg

July 8, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Civil War, Videos, Weekly Video by

Dusk on Culp’s Hill – Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment

June 13, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Civil War, Featured, Weekly Video by

Culp’s Hill is a less known section of the Gettysburg battlefield, but thousands of men fought fiercely along its wooded and rocky slopes. The evening reenactment of Culp’s Hill at the BGA 150th Gettysburg was particularly memorable, with the dusky forest lit up by the flash of thousands of rifles.

John Calvin and the Reformation

April 28, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in European, Reformation, Videos, Weekly Video by

Brother Against Brother at Petersburg

February 12, 2016 with No Comments and Posted in Civil War, Videos, Weekly Video by