Category Archives: Protestant Reformation

Europe’s Long and Painful History of Religious Conflict

From 1524 to 1648, following the Protestant Reformation, a series of religious wars broke out. Wikipedia: “This is not to say that the combatants can be neatly categorised by religion or were divided by their religion alone, as this was … Continue reading

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‘Christendom Destroyed: 1517-1648’

Author Mark Greengrass, a professor emeritus of early modern history at the University of Sheffield: “The overall theme is that Christendom was a project which united western Christianity. The period following the Protestant Reformation witnessed the progressive and eventually comprehensive disintegration … Continue reading

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Nearly 500 Years Later, Martin Luther’s Disssent Still Resonates

James Reston Jr., a scholar of the 16th century and the Protestant Reformation, explored Martin Luther’s haunts, as the 500th anniversary of Luther’s famous 95 Thesis approaches. Click. At the Luther museum in Wittenberg, Reston found “an authentic indulgence form … Continue reading

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