December 4, 1523 (Part 5) — Today’s Luther (Reblog)

Martin Luther sends Nicholas Hausmann An Order of Mass and Communion for the Church at Wittenberg (Formula Missae). Today’s Quotation is an excerpt from the third major section of the Formula. Quotation: [continued from yesterday]  It remains to be considered whether both forms, [1] as they call them, should be ministered to the people. Here […]

December 4, 1523 (Part 5) — Today’s Luther

Thanksgiving: 26th November 2020 – Illuminate – “One small candle” — Bassetlaw Christian Heritage (Reblog)

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower Pilgrims in North America. For this year’s Pilgrims Festival, we are inviting people to safely display battery-powered lights in their windows on the evening of 26th November (Thanksgiving), photograph them, and share them on social media with the hashtag #OneSmallCandle, or send by […]

Thanksgiving: 26th November 2020 – Illuminate – “One small candle” — Bassetlaw Christian Heritage

How Mayflower Compact Influenced The American Concept Of Rule Of Law — PA Pundits – International (Reblog)

By Angela Sailor ~ A group of scholars meets this week to discuss the impact of the Mayflower Compact—signed 400 years ago last week, on Nov. 11, 1620—on the American concept of the rule of law. The Heritage Foundation and the Religious Freedom Institute are co-hosting the second event in a webinar series exploring the […]

How Mayflower Compact Influenced The American Concept Of Rule Of Law — PA Pundits – International

10 Places That Tell the Story of the Mayflower — Heritage Calling (Reblog)

2020 sees the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. Here are nine places that tell the Mayflower story.

10 Places That Tell the Story of the Mayflower — Heritage Calling

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLIX — The Renaissance Mathematicus (Reblog)

By the middle of the eighteenth century, Newton’s version of the heliocentric theory had been universally accepted by all of those knowledgeable enough to express a considered opinion on the subject. However, some (most?) Jesuit astronomers continued to pay lip service to a variant of the Tychonic geo-heliocentric system, as their personal allegiance to the […]

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLIX — The Renaissance Mathematicus

Looking for Love in Brittany — Bonjour From Brittany (Reblog)

Marriage, whether motivated by romantic idealism or social necessity was a key concern for the people of rural Brittany. A number of unusual customs and superstitions once surrounded marriage and the quest for love.

Looking for Love in Brittany — Bonjour From Brittany

Edmund: In Search of England’s Lost King out in paperback — Francis Young (Reblog)

Today is publication day for the slightly revised paperback edition of Edmund: In Search of England’s Lost King, my book about St Edmund of East Anglia and the hunt for his mortal remains published by Bloomsbury. The book has been updated to reflect the most recent developments, including the removal of the tennis courts behind […]

Edmund: In Search of England’s Lost King out in paperback — Francis Young

*Today is Saint Edmund’s Day. King Edmund of East Anglia was murdered by the Vikings, to become England’s first Patron Saint.

Top 25 weirdest borders in the world — Delusional Bubble (Reblog)

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Our beautiful planet earth is all bordered up by us humans! Historically, our ancestors started protecting their cultures and values by living among like-minded people who had the same interests and making borders to have control over who could enter or exit their kingdoms. We made the borders even more complicated as the geographical-related sciences […]

Top 25 weirdest borders in the world — Delusional Bubble

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Hans Holbein the Younger — Blue Dragon Journal (Reblog)

Originally posted on Humoring the Goddess: Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) was a German painter, draftsman, and designer, renowned for the precise rendering of his drawings and the compelling realism of his portraits, particularly those recording the court of King Henry VIII of England. Henry VIII Holbein the Younger was one of the most celebrated…

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Hans Holbein the Younger — Blue Dragon Journal