Tag: Protestant Reformation

The Reformation, led by Luther, failed. Here’s how we could finally reunite the Christian church

Peter J. Leithart FOX News On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses, a list of propositions aimed at problems in the Roman Catholic Church, to the door of the university church in Wittenberg, Germany. He wanted to start a theological debate. Instead, he started the Reformation. As […]

Adventists Mark Reformation’s 500th Anniversary with Launch of New Book

David Marshall & Victor Hulbert, Trans-European Division News Adventist Review Exactly 500 years to the day after Martin Luther is said to have posted his 95 theses at the door of Wittenberg Castle church, Seventh-day Adventists have published a new book that explores the profound—and complicated—legacy of the Protestant Reformation. […]

Pope to Protestants of Scotland: We are no longer rivals

Pope Francis had a meeting with Reverend Derek Browning, Moderator of the Church of Scotland, who greeted the pope with these words. “Wise people tell us that we must speak the truth and love, but in the first place we must speak together.” The pope thanked the highest representative of […]

Reformation at 500: Christians see they are brothers, sisters, pope says

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Church of Scotland at the Vatican on Thursday, just four days before Reformation Sunday, which was to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church. Posting the theses, formally called the […]

500 Years Since 95 Theses, Martin Luther’s Legacy Divides Some Of His Descendants Listen· 3:40

NPR Five centuries ago, Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation. The anniversary prompted a recent meeting of his descendants to discuss the legacy Luther left when he nailed his theses on a church door. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Many Protestants around the world are celebrating the start of the Reformation five […]

500 Years After the Reformation, a Reflection on the Bible and Tradition

Justin McClain National Catholic Register “Your Word is a lamp for my feet, a light for my path.” (Psalm 119) Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, will mark 500 years since Martin Luther set off what has since become known as the Protestant Reformation. This date features justifiably mixed feelings for Christians […]

500 Years After Martin Luther, Does the Protestant Reformation Still Matter?

Brandon Withrow The Daily Beast Five-hundred years ago, a monk named Martin Luther wrote his 95 Theses and—while he likely didn’t nail it to the Wittenberg Castle Church door, as legend has it—his words launched the Protestant Reformation, setting Europe on fire—both figuratively and literally. This Oct. 31 is the anniversary of […]