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This is literally what happened on October 31, 1517 - Martin Luther's trigger of the Protestant Reformation being commemorated today, 500 years later. There's no one in the world more qualified than Timothy G. Wengert, Ph.D., to explain it all for you! He wrote the seminal volume on the 95 Theses, and in this clip, he offers some surprising insights (often contrary to what's been assumed). ... See MoreSee Less

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Posting of the 95 Theses: excerpt from interview with Timothy ...

Exactly 500 years ago today, Martin Luther kickstarted the biggest social and religious movement ever. Just in time, here's the teaser video's launch for my forthcoming documentary film. Featuring original cinematography from Wittenberg to Washington, D.C., and music by Black Saturn, it's an unusual trip through some of the film's visual highlights.

Also available now is the full interactive website www.95thesesfilm.com. Featuring over 4-1/4 hours of complete interviews, with chapter indexes and searchable running transcripts, an innovative online "Documentary Concordance," and the full music score, it's the most thorough multimedia web resource of its kind available today on this timely subject. Upon arriving there, please sign up to the mailing list, so you'll get notified when the feature presentation is ready to (freely) watch.

Happy 500th Reformation Day!

H. Paul Moon, filmmaker
October 31, 2017

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95 Theses | Teaser

 

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I think Jesus’ itinerant ministry probably kickstarted a bigger religious & social movement. But disregarding that superlative, yes indeed!

Sean McCoskey

We're counting down to the 500th anniversary of the symbolic beginning of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on October 31, 1517. The week's seventh and last video clip is from an interview with the world's most renowned scholar on the 95 Theses, Timothy J. Wengert, Ph.D., confronting the "plaster saint": Luther's deep flaw of anti-Judaism. ... See MoreSee Less

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Luther's Anti-Judaism: excerpt from interview with Timothy Wen...

We're counting down to the 500th anniversary of the symbolic beginning of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on October 31, 1517. This week's sixth video clip is from an interview with Michael Root, Ph.D. at The Catholic University of America, describing Luther's "anfechtungen" and the seriousness with which he viewed the consequences and realities of sin, despite what people think today.

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Anfechtungen: excerpt from interview with Michael Root, Ph.D. ...

We're counting down to the 500th anniversary of the symbolic beginning of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on October 31, 1517. This week's fifth video clip is from an interview with John Nunes, Ph.D., President of Concordia College New York, explaining the historical connection of Martin Luther and Martin Luther King, Jr., with observations about race in America today.

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