Dive into the story of Jan Hus and other very early Reformers, who brought worked to reform the Christian church in Bohemia!
Today begins a series of videos on the history of the Hussites, the crusades against them, and the Reformation in Bohemia. We begin with an introduction to the town and to the area, which at one time was arguably the capital of Europe.
We're pleased to recommend this series, originally broadcast on the BBC, Secrets of the Castle. Join the series' hosts, Peter Ginn, Tom Pinfold, and Ruth Goodman, for a look inside an ongoing decades long project to build a castle in modern times. Learn about every day life in the middle ages, castle building techniques, and the methods of medieval warfare. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SURsW7BpCNc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6v-3Ai88oM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUOF7FY8vFE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCI3lxkpO2U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_suZzTobaE
As our nation goes through the impeachment of a president, let's look back and consider the history of impeachment and the trial of President Andrew Johnson.
2019 is the 400th Anniversary of the Synod of Dort, an international assembly of representatives of Reformed Churches unlike any other in church history. In commemoration of this event, we hope that you enjoy these (mostly) unedited messages from a Reformation Day Celebration held by Reformation Baptist Church in Wake Forest, NC. 0:31 - William the Silent by Jonathan Sides 21:11 - History of the Synod of Dort by Joshua Horn 43:16 - Theology of the Synod of Dort by Dan Horn For more information on next year's event, or information on hosting your own, please visit this site.
The Venitian Empire had its share of challenges as they ruled the world through commerce. In this episode we look at the Black Death, which decimated the city, as well as draining wars with their neighbors.
An impostor emperor, sieges, battles, secret plans, an entire army held captive for debts, and a city excommunicated - all this and more in the exciting story of the Fourth Crusade.
We highly recommend that you schedule a visit to Colditz Castle if you are in the area. You can see incredible artifacts and visit many parts of the castle that are closed to the public.
Discover the story of how the Waldenses joined with the new movement in Christianity, the Protestant Reformation, in the 1500s.
The Waldenses were a group of European Christians that stood against the Catholic church before the Reformation. What was their doctrine? How was it similar to the Reformers?
Many think that during the Middle Ages, there were no alternatives to the Catholic Church, but that is not true. Hear the story of Peter Waldo, and see the similarities between him and the Protestant Reformation
We may think of castles as just military fortifications. But they were besieged rarely. So what were these grand buildings used for the rest of the time?
How an Allied POW tried to escape from Colditz disguised as a German worker!
Hear the exciting escape story of Mike Sinclair - the only British prisoner to be killed at Colditz. Learn how the POWs copied the German officers in secret, and then attempted to escape disguised as a German officer they called Franz Joseph.