On October 31, 1517. Martin Luther, a 33-year-old theology professor at Wittenberg University walked over to the Castle Church in Wittenberg and nailed a paper of 95 theses to the door, hoping to spark an academic discussion about their contents. It became a key event in igniting the Reformation.

On October 31, 1517. Martin Luther, a 33-year-old theology professor at Wittenberg University walked over to the Castle Church in Wittenberg and nailed a paper of 95 theses to the door, hoping to spark an academic discussion about their contents. It became a key event in igniting the Reformation.

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Here is a brief history of the English Reformation. During the English Reformation, Catholics and Protestants would use morality plays to convey and dramatize their political disagreements.

Here is a brief history of the English Reformation. During the English Reformation, Catholics and Protestants would use morality plays to convey and dramatize their political disagreements.

Conflict between European nations over trade coincided with the Protestant Reformation. (Martin Luther and his 95 Theses, 1517, here)

Conflict between European nations over trade coincided with the Protestant Reformation. (Martin Luther and his 95 Theses, 1517, here)

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A list of 7 reformers from the Protestant Reformation. Some of them are well known, others are not. Each played an important part.

A list of 7 reformers from the Protestant Reformation. Some of them are well known, others are not. Each played an important part.

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John Calvin (1509–1564) was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. John Calvin was Martin Luther's successor as the preeminent Protestant theologian. Calvin made a powerful impact on the fundamental doctrines of Protestantism, and is widely credited as the most important figure in the second generation of the Protestant Reformation.

John Calvin (1509–1564) was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. John Calvin was Martin Luther's successor as the preeminent Protestant theologian. Calvin made a powerful impact on the fundamental doctrines of Protestantism, and is widely credited as the most important figure in the second generation of the Protestant Reformation.

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