Tag : Martin Luther Protestant Reformation
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
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