In 1517 Martin Luther penned a document attacking the selling of indulgences. His 95 Theses were to spark the Reformation and the split with the Catholic Church. Germany is celebrating the 500th anniversary of this act.
They worship the same God, but the principles of their faith are different. Five hundred years after the Reformation, there are still painful divisions between Protestants and Catholics.
Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — the legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school revolutionized architecture 100 years ago.
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.
You hear the title, you hear the song — the one recently revisited on "Stranger Things." But before the 1980s hit film, there was Michael Ende's bestselling book, published 40 years ago. Here's why it's still a classic.
The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past.
With Bonn the epicenter of the Beethoven anniversary year 2020, the festival in the composer's hometown mounts a calmer, nuanced program in the current season.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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