Tag : Martin Luther
Martin Luther title : Why Martin Luther’s Spiritual Practice was Key to The Success of The Reformation
summary : On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of Germany's Wittenberg Castle Church and inadvertently ushered in what came to be known as the Reformation.
date : Oct 31, 2017 11:32 AM EDT
Robot Priest title : Robot Priest, Uttering Blessings in Five Languages, Meant to Provoke Debate If Humans Are Needed to Give Blessing
summary : A robot priest that raises its hands and declares God’s blessings was recently unveiled in Germany, sparking curiosity from nonchurchgoers and earning criticism from “church-oriented” groups.
date : Jun 05, 2017 11:07 AM EDT
Martin Luther title : Reformation’s 500th Anniversary: Remembering Martin Luther’s Contribution to Literacy
summary : This year marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's famous 95 Theses, which helped spark the founding of the Reformation and the division of Christianity into Protestantism and Catholicism.
date : May 17, 2017 08:30 AM EDT
The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) title : German Protestants Pass Resolution to Stop Converting Jews to Christianity: 'We Leave Up to God'
summary : Protestant churches in Germany have decided to stop any attempt to convert the Jews to the Christian faith and abandon their “Mission to the Jews.”
date : Nov 22, 2016 10:03 AM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Heads to Sweden to Commemorate Martin Luther
summary : Pope Francis goes to Sweden on Monday to help start commemorations of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Reformation, a trip that has won him praise from Lutherans but criticism from Catholic conservatives.
date : Oct 31, 2016 01:13 PM EDT
Jakob Fugger title : Jakob Fugger, 'World's First True Capitalist,' Helped Fundamentally Change Western Christianity
summary : Bankers in modern times have taken a beating in terms of reputation thanks to continuing economic uncertainty around the world. However, one German banker named Jakob Fugger of Augsburg wielded significant influence in the 1500s that led to the fundamental transformation of Christianity.
date : Jul 31, 2015 04:06 PM EDT