Author: Music Celebrations

When Luther Shook Up Christianity by Joseph Loconte When an obscure German monk hammered his indictments to the door of All Saints’ Church at Wittenberg on Oct. 31, 1517, he did not intend to impugn the authority of the Catholic Church, or malign its leaders, or rupture...

Join internationally-renowned conductor Helmuth Rilling on June 17, 2017, for a choral extravaganza at the magnificent Berliner Dom. Singers from across the globe are invited to join a grand festival chorus to sing the music of Mendelssohn, including Wir glauben all an einen Gott and...

The Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Martin Luther, a church reformer excommunicated by the pope nearly 500 years ago. A German Catholic priest and theologian, Luther was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation and sparked considerable controversy by...

Author & television personality, Rick Steves is currently in Germany filming a special commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Get a sneak-peek in his recent article on the Huffington Post...

A first edition of one of the most important works of the man who inspired the Protestant Reformation has been discovered in a library in France. The publication by German theologian Martin Luther, called On the Freedom of a Christian, dates back to 1520. This was a...

"500 years ago Martin Luther wanted to achieve a just church for everyone but in the process he changed the world. Today the places that played a significant role in his life give insight into the famous reformer's works...