My German Vacation Journal 8: Facebook in 1517 on a church door

Thursday was wild card day so we chose a city of interest between Friday’s Berlin walk-about and Rothenburg. Martin Luther is a famous catalyst for the Protestant reformation and in the year 1517 he posted 95 reasons why indulgences, buying and selling absolution for sins, was contrary to the standard of sola scriptura, or by God’s word alone. He posted on the door of the Wittenberg castle church 95 arguments including one of my favorites, 86, which gently inquires why something that is freely given by God, forgiveness, should be used as a means to finance through threadbare purses of … Continue reading My German Vacation Journal 8: Facebook in 1517 on a church door