Religion: Reformation Anniversary

It was 435 years ago, on October 31, 1517, that an Augustinian friar named Martin Luther posted 95 theses for theological debate on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Last week most Protestant churches throughout the world were celebrating this anniversary as Reformation Sunday. But, al. though Luther's act is almost universally regarded as the beginning of the Reformation, there is little unanimity, even among Protestants, about what he set out to do, and what he accomplished after the theses were posted.

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