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