Sunday, October 31, 2010

31 OKTOBER: REFORMATION und Martin Luther

Today is a good one to look at European history through this one influential German's life, in: Eisleben (south of Berlin) • Wittenberg • Wurms • Erfurt • Eisenach • Wartburg • Marburg • Augsburg, Martin Luther, Father of Protestantism.

(Protesting Christians = Protestants)



Describe life in Luther's time.

How had things changed toward the end of his life?

What happened in Europe throughout the next 100 years?

6 comments:

  1. Interessante Video. Es war kühl zu sehen einige Orte in Deutschland.

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  2. i'm learning about this in world history.
    zehr interessant.
    -Die Teufelin

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  3. Life in Martin Luther's time revolved around the dominant church. Especially for Luther, who was a monk. What has changed since is that society and Europe has been becoming more secular. As we saw in the magazines (german 3/4 klasse) around 50% of Germans claim they have no religious views. I think Martin Luther would be totally shocked by this statistic and by the secularity of the modern world.

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  4. The video was interessante. Nice glasses though. When was this taken, 1960s? It's amazing how far religion has gone in Germany and the world.

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  5. I am learning about Martin Luther and the Reformation in World History class. Life in Luther's time was all about church and religion because the church controlled most parts of a person's life. Europe has become much less religious since Luther's time. The video was interesting.

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