SOURCE: Princeton University Press (Blog)
Historian Ethan Shagan wanted to understand why Martin Luther – in the Middle Ages! – claimed most people do not believe that God exists
The quest to find the answer took him on a seven year odyssey, as he explains in this interview.
SOURCE: National Geographic
Construction materials date to Roman times, suggesting the original holy site's legacy has survived despite its destruction 1,000 years ago.
by Jeff Tyler
No one knows if he nailed them to the church door or not.
SOURCE: Missouri S&T
These writings, known as the Lausanne Theses, led to the expulsion of three prominent Lutheran ministers from the Swiss city of Bern in the mid-1500s, says Missouri University’s Michael W. Bruening.
SOURCE: The Post and Courier
Five hundred years ago this month, Martin Luther set out to challenge his church and ended up starting what would become known as the Protestant Reformation.
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