The Reformation 500 Years On

March 21, 2017

2017 marks the 500th year since the reformation and to coincide with this Edinburgh Theological Seminary (ETS) is running an online initiative, The Reformation Retold.

ETS committee member Rev. Thomas Davis described the aim of the initiative, “This project provides a series of short posts answering key questions about what happened during the Reformation, and the aim is to provide ordinary people with a simple and clear introduction to the events of the Reformation.”

"The Reformation was a vital period in the history of the church, and so many of the key truths and principles that we value today can be traced back to the events of 500 years ago. But for many people, the details of the Reformation are unclear: What exactly was it? What happened? Who was involved? And why is it so important?  These are the kind of questions that aim to be answered by The Reformation Retold.  Various people from across the Free Church have contributed to this project, and every week or so a new post will be uploaded. This will continue throughout the year, leading up to the 500th anniversary of Luther nailing up his 95 Theses on 31st October."  

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