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Discover the origins of the early Christian Church and how it grew to be the most popular religion on the planet. See where Jesus walked and talked. Hear how the Holy Spirit worked through the lives of simple men and women to begin a movement that would change the world.
October 31, 1517 Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church. He penned the document attacking the Catholic Church’s corrupt practice of selling “indulgences” to forgive sin.. His “95 Theses, promoted two central beliefs—that the Bible is the central religious authorit...
Pope Leo X ordered Martin Luther to renounce 41 of his 95 Theses and to stop preaching about them in his sermons. If Luther didn't stop the Pope warned Luther would be excommunicated from the Church. Luther responded to the Pope by burning the papal bull publicly. The fight to the death begins!
Episode 25 - Martin Luther: Protest of the Princes
Should the church be allowed to dictate how you should think on spiritual matters? In Luther's day those who thought not protested that the authority of the Bible and the freedom of conscience should be above the tradition of the church.
In the aftermath of the debacle of the placards, Calvin fled France and traveled to Strasbourg and then on to Basel in 1536 where he began to write “The Institutes of the Christian Religion”, a systematic presentation of the Protestant message and Calvin’s most significant contribution to Protest...
One of the most striking things about John Knox was his faith and courage. Of him it was written “herein lies a man who never feared the face of another man” and perhaps this was because he was a man who only feared the face of God."
The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre in 1572 was a targeted group of assassinations and a wave of Catholic mob violence, directed against the Huguenots (French Protestants) during the French Wars of Religion.
The pilgrims set sail from England and arrived in America. It would become a safe haven that upheld three of their most longed for freedoms: freedom from fear, freedom of speech and freedom of worship.
Episode 43: The Waldenses - Massacre at Castelluzzo
It became one of the darkest events in the history of the Reformation, the persecution of the Waldensians. They would later write, “Our tears are no longer of water; they are of blood. They do not merely obscure our sight, they choke our very hearts”.
The French word for resistance is crudely etched into the rim of a refuse hole in the Tower of Constance. Tradition has it that the word was inscribed by Marie Durand, a young Huguenot imprisoned in the Tower for her faith for almost 40 years!