Talking about the Things that Matter Most on October 31, 2017
4:00 – The Reformation – What Really Happened?
As we’ve discussed before, this year marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses. It marked the beginning of the Reformations and the end of unified Christianity. The story has been retold and reshaped in the centuries since then, according to the teller’s own biases. What really happened with Luther? Ben Wiker joins us with a straight-forward account.
5:00 – How the Reformation Rebelled Against Luther
For 500 years Marin Luther has been revered as an outspoken and fearless icon of change who led the modern world out of the darkness of the Middle Ages. But he never intended to start a revolution and certainly never imagined how his actions would shape the next five centuries. Brad Gregory joins us with a look at his inadvertent role in starting the reformation and the changes that followed.