Reformation Tour—Day 2

We had previously arranged for a private five-hour tour and emphasized to our tour guide we were interested Jan Hus, pre-Reformation Prague, and its Christian heritage. I should also mention that through some erroneous assumptions we believed we were hiring a Christian guide. We got off to a decent start, at Vysehrad Fortress, the oldest … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Day 2”

Reformation Tour—Day 1

If you’ve ever travelled to Europe from the United States you know that flights generally leave in the afternoon and arrive in the morning. If you can sleep on an airplane then no problem. But if you are like the GSB travel team who either insist on talking the entire flight or reading medieval and … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Day 1”

Reformation Tour—Introduction

Today we start our Reformation Tour to the Czech Republic and Germany to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. In fact, as you can see from the pic, I am writing this from the cabin of our plane somewhere over the Continental United States. It was 500 years ago on October 31, 1517, that … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Introduction”

Viking Travel Journal––Day 5

Day 4 started on the place we would call our home for the next eight days: the Viking Sky. It was here we met up with the last member to join our GSB team. Terry had joined the GSB team for the 2017 Reformation Tour and Ann had somehow convinced her to return. This day … Continue reading “Viking Travel Journal––Day 5”

Coming Soon: New GSB Travel Journal

In a few weeks, the GSB team will embark on another journey across the pond. This time the destination is England and Scotland. We will explore early English and Scottish ecclesiastical history with the help of Columba and Bede, and we will study the English and Scottish Reformations focusing on such figures as Tyndale, Wycliffe, … Continue reading “Coming Soon: New GSB Travel Journal”