Every 31 October, the beginning of the Protestant Reformation is commemorated around the world. Wittenberg in Germany was the place were Martin Luther's 95 theses were first read.
On 31 October the Protestant Reformation is commemorated around the world, just over five centuries after Luther nailed his 95 theses in Wittenberg (Germany).
Martin Luther’s famous 95 Theses Against Indulgences was originally a written list academic conversation starters. His questions and statements were like a string of tweets ahead of their time. They were dismissed by the authorities as errant, dangerous and divisive.
Speaking in Wittenberg on 31 October, the German Chancellor said the Reformation anniversary is “a great opportunity to strengthen the awareness about the Christian roots in our society”.
Researcher and well known politician Josep Lluís Carod-Rovira led a cultural event with both evangelical leaders and representatives of the Catalan society.
In those regions which embraced the Reformation, Halloween came to be seen as incompatible with Biblical teaching.
Although it is hard to believe, only a very small portion of evangelicals have actually read them. Here are number 1, number number 27, number 36, and seven more.
Three of the seven original prints of Martin Luther's 95 theses will be shown in the "Bible, Thesis, Propaganda” exhibition in Berlin next February.