(RNS) — Family spats are unpleasant, especially when they persist for five centuries. At some point, most families wonder if reconciliation is possible. Among Christians, now is such a moment.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — His meticulous paintings of Christian themes, saturated with emotion and glistening with color, were everything the iconoclast reformers railed against.
(RNS) — The revelation that Ethiopian Christianity possibly had links to the Protestant Reformation is a game-changer for what is generally thought to be an exclusively European phenomenon. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Should Jews mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation? Yes. But.....
(RNS) — As Halloween approaches, the Rev. David Collins, a Jesuit professor of history at Georgetown University, takes us back to a time in European history when witches were persecuted and executed by society.
(RNS) — Two theology professors — one Catholic, one Protestant — get to the heart of what divides them: how they reason from the Bible.
BERLIN (RNS) — Most visitors to events in Germany marking this year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation probably didn’t expect to find an exhibition setting out just how extensively the Nazis used Luther to justify their anti-Semitism and nationalism.
(RNS) — Pit the Great Reformer and the Great Bard against your knowledge of both.
WITTENBERG, Germany (RNS) — In the same way Martin Luther used the emerging technologies of his day, the blessing robot has sparked debate about humans and machines — and whether they might lead the church to a technological reformation.
(RNS) — Martin Luther reportedly said: 'There never yet have been, nor are there now, too many good books.' Here are 10 notable ones about Luther and the Reformation he sparked, as Protestants celebrate its 500th anniversary.
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) — In some cases, U.S. Protestants seemed unaware of the theological differences that split Catholics and Protestants in the 1500s, voicing beliefs that are more traditionally Catholic than they are Protestant.
(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.
(RNS) Abandoning the 'Judenmission,' which effectively ended in the decades after the Holocaust, should have been a formality.