The Berlin artist Yadegar Asisi has created a 360 degree panorama of Martin Luther’s life in Luthers home town of Wittenberg for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.
Ulrich Zwingli has been remembered at an ecumenical service in Zurich, Switzerland. Zwingli quarrelled with Germany's Martin Luther about the ritual of communion.
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.
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.
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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