Short video clips will also be shown to tell the story of different aspects of the Reformation
While some contributions make explicit reference to the 16th-century Reformation
and its impact, for others the focus is the contemporary role of the church in society.
Historians have studied the momentous event of the Reformation
at length, including antecedents, the lives and ideas of many reformers, major patterns of reform, and legacies of the reform.
When considering the Reformation
in early sixteenth-century Germany, Martin Luther usually comes to mind--along with the areas of central and eastern Germany near Wittenberg, where Luther nailed his theses to the door of the church in 1517, or Wartburg, where Luther hid to escape his detractors.
On Sunday, a guided tour will set off to plot the impact of the Reformation
on Newcastle and its citizens.
In the imperial city of Frankfurt, an otherwise unimportant Catholic priest by the name of Wolfgang Konigstein kept a chronicle that bore witness to the changes wrought by the Reformation
on his world and the urban culture of his home town.
These events, which made Protestants anxious, were balanced by tercentenaries of the Reformation
translations of the Bible into English and the building of a memorial to the Protestant martyrs of 1555-1556.
A few years ago, the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) decided, in co-operation with public bodies and tourist associations, to launch a Luther Decade from 2008 to 2016, leading up to the Reformation
anniversary and making preparations for it.
The historiography of the English Reformation
has the characteristic of a pendulum.
Recultivating the Vineyard: The Reformation
Agendas of Christianization.
Research in Europe and North America: A Historical Assessment, edited by Anne Jacobson Schutte, Susan C.
THE Royal Mail have been branded second class after getting the date for the Scottish Reformation