Martin Luther

$21 million gift to Luther Seminary will train 90 debt-free pastors

Luther Seminary says a $21.4 million donation for a new Master of Divinity program will enable 90 students to complete their degrees more quickly and …

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Exploring Wittenberg

Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich explores Wittenberg – the city that has more historical ties to Martin Luther than any other.

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Reformation depicted in a panorama painting

Artist Yadegar Asisi created a 360° panorama that depicts the life and work of Martin Luther.


Martin Luther letter critical of Jews is up for auction

BOSTON (AP) — A letter written nearly 500 years ago by Martin Luther in which he refers to Jews as "devils incarnate" during a tirade against a former ally is up for auction, but Luther scholars warn that the man responsible for the Reformation should not be called anti-Semitic.<p>The single-page …


Martin Luther handwritten letter penned by the religious reformer to go under the hammer

<b>BOSTON, MASS</b><b>.-</b> A rare handwritten letter by German theologist, monk and religious reformer Martin Luther will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction.<p>…


Historic Martin Luther letter up for auction


Erasmus and Luther: how a dispute over faith is still felt to this day | Financial Times

In the spring of 1525, two giants of faith exchanged letters for the last time. One of them was Desiderius Erasmus, Europe’s first star scholar. Not …


Martin Luther & Antipathy Towards Clerical Celibacy

June 30, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>In Catholic (and biblical) ascetic spirituality, or what are called “the evangelical counsels,” a person may …


The ‘Protestant Work Ethic’ Really Does Fight Poverty

How Christian discipleship affects household income. Before World War I, German sociologist Max Weber famously linked the work ethic of Protestant …


Saxony-Anhalt Quiz

Where was Martin Luther born? On which river is the UNESCO World Heritage Garden Kingdom Dessau-Wörlitz located? Which of the world's oldest …


Is Pope Francis Like Luther?

A number of observers are comparing Pope Francis to Martin Luther. Both are reformers of the Church! Catholic conservatives who resent how the Pope …


Letters From the June 18-15, 2018, Issue

<b>The Devil in the Details</b><p>Michael Massing’s attempt to explain the enigma of American evangelical support for Donald Trump [“How Martin Luther Paved …

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Learning From Luther | Carl R. Trueman

<i>The Making of Martin Luther</i><br>by richard rex<br>princeton, 296 pages, $27.95<p><i>1517:<br>Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation</i> <br>by peter marshall<br>oxford, …


Gregory Campbell likens Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp to Martin Luther ahead of Real Madrid clash

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has likened Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, to the great Protestant reformer, Martin Luther, ahead of the club's European …


Analyzing Luther / Protestant Traditions of Men Inevitable

May 2, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>Catholics & Protestants tend to have very different views of Luther & of the nature & scope of Christian tradition.<p>Words …


Luther’s Political Teachings

In yesterday’s post on Luther and Trump, we drew on the work of economist Lyman Stone, who describes himself as “a theologically confessional …


Luther and Trump?

Did Martin Luther give us Donald Trump? Are Lutherans responsible for getting Trump elected? This is what some writers are saying. Whether you think …

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How Martin Luther Paved the Way for Donald Trump

Michael MassingTo understand why evangelicals support the president, look to the first Protestant.The post How Martin Luther Paved the Way for Donald …

Liberal View

Police: Teen raped at knifepoint in Brooklyn park restroom

Police are searching for the man they say sexually assaulted a teenager at knifepoint in Brooklyn this week.<p>The 18-year-old was walking in Sunset …


Rod Rosenstein is reportedly channeling Martin Luther as he waits to be fired

President Trump's growing frustration with the Justice Department has led Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, to believe that he will be …

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What Would Have Stopped Martin Luther

In the popular telling of Martin Luther’s story, nothing could have stopped the Protestant reformer from challenging the dogma of his day. “Here I …


Engaging Culture Well: How to Share Your Faith Critically and Contextually Today

How to speak truth and trust God to change hearts and minds. In every time period and historical context during which it has been shared, the gospel …

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Remembering the Baltimore Riot of ‘68

<i>By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO</i><p>“My God, there’s going to be some action this summer,” the <i>AFRO</i> reported April 6, 1968. The quote is from an …


Martin Luther King: 50 years later, his mission not quite accomplished

WASHINGTON — Just across the street from the scene where Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered 50 years ago Wednesday, a woman has stood vigil, day …

Black History

Opinion: European anti-Semitism is not imported

In Europe and in Germany, there is currently a lot of talk about "imported anti-Semitism," supposedly brought here by Muslims. Yet hatred of Jews is …


To Be or Not to Be an Evangelical

Do Christians need a term or label to identify ourselves? A friend wrote, “I no longer call myself an Evangelical.”He is thoughtful and well …


Erasmus vs. Luther — a Rift That Defined the Course of Western Civilization

<b>FATAL DISCORD</b> <b><br>Erasmus, Luther and the Fight for the Western Mind</b><br>By Michael Massing<br>Illustrated. 976 pp. Harper. $45.<p>Often the best way to understand opposing viewpoints is to imagine the proponents in dialogue. How would Euripides have responded to Plato, his Athenian contemporary, concerning the …


He stood up to the Pope and changed history

Martin Luther's 95 Theses sparked the Protestant Reformation and changed the Catholic Church forever. Tune in to "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.


Jack Whitten: Artwork Survey: 1960s | Art21

NY Battleground<p>1967<p>Oil on canvas<p>60 × 83.88 inches<p>Garden in Bessemer VI<p>1968<p>Oil on canvas<p>43 × 79 ¼ × 2 inches<p>Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth, …


The ambition of China and its democratization issue

There are many essential points of the US-North Korean talks which have been treated, albeit briefly, in the Singapore Summit between Kim Jong-Un and …