The 95 Theses

Disputation of Doctor Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences

By Dr. Martin Luther, anno Domini 1517

Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and of Sacred Theology, and Lecturer in Ordinary on the same at that place. Wherefore he requests that those who are unable to be present and debate orally with us, may do so by letter.

In the Name our LORD Jesus Christ. Amen.

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Semper Reformanda

Upon the door of Wittenberg, the sound of banging could be heard – a monk did stand before the church and Martin was his name. A fire burning in his heart, Reform was now about to start – as Martin Luther nailed the Theses upon the church that day. 1517 was the year and October … Continue reading Semper Reformanda

Jan Hus (1369 – 1415)

Jan Hus was one of the earliest of the Protestant reformers, who initiated a religious movement in Czechoslovakia based on the ideas of English reformer John Wycliffe. However, the Roman Catholic Church did not condone such uprisings and Hus was excommunicated in 1411, condemned by the Council of Constance and burned at the stake in … Continue reading Jan Hus (1369 – 1415)

Here I Stand

“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything. Samhain… All Soul`s Day… All Saint`s Day… All Hallow`s Eve… Hallowe`en. Yes… `tis that time of year again. When the fruitful blossoms yellow and fall. When tranquil blue skies … Continue reading Here I Stand