EISENACH, Germany (RNS) — 'For all of Luther’s vehemence against the veneration of relics, that’s exactly what we’re doing,' said the Rev. Patrick Shebeck, leading a group organized by his Minnesota church on a pilgrimage through Germany's Luther Country.
(RNS) Letting Ivanka and Jared fly on Shabbat was bad Judaism. And bad for the Jews.
(The Conversation) Less known is the crucial role Luther played in making the case for ordinary people to read often and well.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) On a visit to Duke University, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks talks about how the West has forgotten what religious revolution looks like and why friendship among people of different faiths counts more than interfaith agreement.
The toy is one thing, Luther's antagonism something else.
(RNS) This was not at all supposed to be what the cute little figure was about.
(RNS) Abandoning the 'Judenmission,' which effectively ended in the decades after the Holocaust, should have been a formality.
MINNEAPOLIS (RNS) 'Martin Luther: Art and the Reformation' at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, is the largest of three U.S. exhibits celebrating the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Because heirs of Luther are supposed to be humble, they don’t ordinarily make noise or news, though they will sing and shout this year.
(RNS) 'I wanted my Protestantism to mean something. But I found little evidence that it really mattered -- to me or to anyone else,' writes Jacob Lupfer.
(RNS) Reformation Day is mainly marked by Lutherans and members of the Reformed Church, and in some churches it has developed into a holiday meant to rival Halloween. But does it? Let us 'Splain . . .
NEW YORK (RNS) A new exhibit features a rare copy of Luther's 95 Theses. But the lessons this history reveals are as contemporary as your Facebook feed.
(RNS) The declaration comes as the Lutheran and Catholic churches prepare to kick off a year of celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
Popes have been interested in heresy and heretics for centuries, and language linking “papacy” and “heresy” continues to prosper down to our own day. The language root of “heresy” connects ...
MADRID (RNS) The 500th anniversary of the death of Hieronymus Bosch provides viewers a glimpse into the work of the man who created our modern vision of hell. It's not for the squeamish.