Martin Luther Tag

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...

"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...

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...

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...