Many today deny it, but Martin Luther and his 95 Theses opened up the door to the scientific revolution later on. In an age where no man on earth would dare to defy the pope, Martin Luther stood up for the truth.
Deudsch Catechismus-The Large Catechism. Martin Luther. Wittenberg 1530. Here Luther elucidates the Ten Commandments and the Apostles' Creed and ends with Holy Baptism and the Eucharist, the sacraments he recognized. The book is adressed primarily to ministers. It was essential for the formation of confessional identity. (Deutsche Historisches Museum)
As promised in the last post, I’ll provide a short overview of the Protestant Reformation. This was a series of events that changed European Christianity forever, and nearly 100 years after its beginnings, culminated in the 30 Years War.