Martin Luther

As we celebrate Reformation Sunday on October 30, 2016, we commemorate nearly half a millennium of Reformation set in motion by Martin Luther in Wittenberg, Germany. 2017 marks 500 Years of Reformation and we invite you to see where he worked, lived, and served in and around...

The iconic All Saints' Church in Wittenberg has been reopened after extensive preparations and renovations for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation next year. The ceremony was attended by the President of Germany and the Queen of Denmark. In 1517, Martin Luther nailed his "Ninety-five...

As we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, special exhibitions and events will take place all over LutherCountry to commemorate the life of Martin Luther. Exhibitions such as "Martin Luther: His Life in Pictures" and "Luther! 95 People - 95 Treasures" will...

On March 21, 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany. Aside from his birth in Eisenach, Bach and Luther had a strong connection during his lifetime and was influential on his musical masterpieces. Bach admired the focus of music in Lutheran worship when he...

Interested in visiting LutherCountry but are struggling where to begin? The Routes to Luther website serves as a great resource to map out cities and sights that are significant to the life of Martin Luther. All the sights are categorized by cities so you can...

"No city knows me better," Martin Luther once said about Eise­nach, and it's true. The town that gave birth to Johann Sebastian Bach was also in many ways the town that gave birth to Martin Luther. While he was actually born in nearby Eisleben, Luther...

Though the date of October 31 is most widely known as the celebration of Halloween with children dressed as ghouls, ghosts and goblins, the day is actually significant for another lesser known historical event...

By Ray Nothstine , Christian Post Reporter 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation which started when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany, on Oct. 31, 1517. Many churches celebrate it, especially in the Reformed tradition, on...

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...