Luther had the help of the artist Lucas Cranach, who was commissioned to illustrate many theological tracts in order to make a visual impact on readers.
Valencia fills the Ateneo Mercantil to celebrate the Protestant Reformation. Conducted in Valencian and Spanish, the event was broadcast for the first time by the regional public television.
The Reformers tried to persuade their audience to live a life based on what Christ had done on the Cross for man. For Luther and the Reformation movement it was important to preach with simplicity and clarity.
On Halloween, Protestants commemorate Martin Luther’s dramatic start to the Reformation. The next day, Catholics will pray for departed souls. Believe it or not, these events all have a common connection.
Ratzinger was concerned that Luther’s interpretation of the Christian ministry as mainly characterized by preaching, prayer, and pastoral care ware becoming widespread in Catholic circles.
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.
Germany, Switzerland, and Austria will host the musical. The project with a large choir promoted by “Creative Church” wants to show what was behind Luther King’s famous “I have a dream”.
An exhibition in the German town of Eisenach features the longest painted Bible on the 500th anniversary of the German translation of the Bible.
The Christian musician won five Grammy Awards. “I believe there is a plan for our lives, we are here for a reason”, Batiste said before the gala.
A study commissioned by the State’s antisemistism commissioner includes the Protestant Reformer in a list of historic personalities whose presence in public spaces should be reviewed.
When we survey the treatment that God has received from philosophers down through the millennia, it is not hard agree with Unamuno’s assessment of the god of philosophy as “a dead thing”.
The German state opened the festivities of the year dedicated to the translation of the New Testament on Reformation day under the motto “Translating the World”.
On 31 October the Protestant Reformation is commemorated around the world, just over five centuries after Luther nailed his 95 theses in Wittenberg (Germany).
This section aims to suggest areas in which we may ask questions about the life of a biographical subject, and some mistakes to avoid in the study of lives. By Jacob Dunn.
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.
I would like to suggest that in the area of ecclesiology, Spanish Protestantism had the most biblical, and therefore the most catholic, vision of any group of the Reformation.
Mercy is more than offering forgiveness, it includes loving-kindness, pity for those who are suffering and being gracious.
Martin Luther encouraged believers to obey quarantine orders, fumigate their houses, and take precautions to avoid spreading the sickness. Anything less was ‘tempting God’.
31 October, Reformation Day. Learn more about two of the most influential Reformers in 16th century Europe.
A Manifesto of Church Unity: Part Three of Five.
A Manifesto of Church Unity: Part Two of Five.
Standing on the shoulders of the apostolic catholicity recovered by the Reformation, this is a promising way to reclaim and to live out the catholicity of the Church in our broken world.
The differences between Romanism and Protestantism.
The differences between Rome and Protestantism.
How to differentiate between the two Protestant reformers?