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Luther's Small Catechism

A catechism offers a concise summary of the Christian doctrine and describes what is valid in the church. Martin Luther's Small Catechism is about the Ten Commandments, the creed and the sacraments, with additional explanations of baptism, the Sacrament of the Altar, and confession.

  • Martin Luther
    Small Catechism

    Martin Luther's Small Catechism (1529) was written to answer the need for a basic exposition of the Christian faith for lay people.

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  • Martin Luther
    The 95 Theses

    Today, Martin Luther's 95 theses can be viewed at the portal of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, cast in heavy bronze. There is no evidence whether Luther nailed them to the door on October 31st, 1517. The publication of Martin Luther's 95 theses defines the beginning of the Reformation.

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  • No hero worship, no denominational profiling, no exclusively German celebration. The Reformation anniversary in 2017 is to be an international celebration - focusing on the significance of the changes sparked by Martin Luther.

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