In 2017, people from around the world will be coming to Germany for special events marking the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Protestant Church. In 1517, theologian Martin Luther publicly broke with the Roman Catholic church.
Whether in Wartburg Castle or Weimar – great minds such as Luther and Goethe have made Thuringia world famous. Many of the places where they lived and worked have been preserved to this day.
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach features the special exhibition, "Luther and the Germans." It explores the relationship between Luther and his region.
The iconic civil rights leader's vision for the United States has remained little more than a dream for large swaths of society. Half a century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, what needs to change?
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