In 1517, Martin Luther started the Reformation by allegedly nailing his 95 theses to a church door in Wittenberg. Various sites in the city recall these exciting events. Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich explores them for us.
The movement that began 500 years ago has transformed Christianity through the message of liberation by God's grace. And, Lutheran World Federation President Musa Panti Filibus writes, the Reformation has not ended.
That Martin Luther King Jr. bore the name of Martin Luther is the most obvious link between them. But the influence of the German reformer on the American civil rights leader was more profound than that.
Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years.
Martin Luther not only reformed the Church 500 years ago, but also discovered the power of music as a songwriter and composer. His chorales gave churchgoers a voice and helped spread the ideas of the Reformation.
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