General Escamilla’s Early Military Career Part 1

The military career of General Juan Escamilla has been a huge, controversial issue in Nicaragua, Mexico, and in the United States.  To some people, General Escamilla was a liberator while to others viewed him as an oppressor. The fact is that General Escamilla has been accused of some barbarous actions during his military campaign in…

Replacement Theology and Anti-Semitism Part 1

Replacement theology in modern history is a very sensitive issue among organized religion, seemingly causes discomfort among many believers of various faiths, when confronted by this matter. Josue A. Garcia de Escamilla explores how replacement theology throughout Church History has created an anti-Semitic climate within the Church.  In this blog, I am not stating that…

Understanding History?

We live in a time where understanding history is of utmost importance since it appears that far too many individuals lack the knowledge and willingness to discover it.  I mean no insult with such a statement but let us look at reality. We have a generation that really does not know it’s own history. Some of today’s…

Book Recommendation for Hispanic Genealogists

  If you have been able to trace your ancestry to several conquistadors and pobladores of Nueva Espana then this book will be of great reference to you. I ran into this book in the Fall semester of my senior year at the Jernigan Library in Kingsville, Texas. This book is in two volumes which contains short…