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All articles & reviews tagged with martin-luther

Review

August 2017

Luther and his Katie

‘If this monk should marry, the whole world and even the devil would roar with laughter’, said Martin Luther’s enemies. But marry Catherine von Bora he did! She had escaped from a convent where she had been living as a nun since the age of ten. Together with eleven other young women, she was…

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Review

August 2017

Luther and the 9.5 Theses

Unless you have been hiding in a monastery, you will know that this year is the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. A plethora of publications have appeared, drawing attention to this fact at various levels and from different points of view. This title comes from Dr Brownell, who has been pastor…

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News

June 2017
News > Conferences

Conference – Luther and Scotland

Martin Luther and Scotland was the theme of a Scottish Reformation Society (www.scottishreformationsociety.org) conference on 7-8 April, organised for the quincentenary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 theses to the church door at Wittenberg on 31 October 1517. Although John Knox was later destined to direct the Church in Scotland in the direction of Geneva rather…

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Article

April 2017
Articles > Comment

The Reformation

The commemoration of the Reformation this year, 500 years from its start, is a welcome reminder of the precious and refreshing truths that lie at the heart of the gospel. Nothing has changed in these truths in 500 years, since they are the truths of Scripture. The Roman Catholic Church, however, has changed its…

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Review

February 2017
Reviews > Book

Trail Blazers – Martin Luther – Reformation Fire

Catherine Mackenzie’s biography ­­­of Martin Luther is aimed at readers aged nine and above. It makes historical and gospel truths accessible and Mackenzie captures the sense of danger surrounding Luther’s work. The reader is left with an appreciation of the historical impact of those Reformation events from 500 years ago. Many of the facts…

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Historical

December 2016
Articles > Historical

Remembering Martin Luther

A blue touch-paper was lit 500 years ago which brought about an explosion that changed the course of the world. Martin Luther, a German monk and university professor, nailed his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church at Wittenberg in Germany. The Theses were points Luther was making that were indirectly questioning…

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