[PLUG-TALK] Oct 31 Theses Warning

David Mandel dmandel at davidmandel.com
Mon Oct 30 22:41:33 PDT 2017


Thanks Galen.  This is a good video.    Worth the time to watch it.  David

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 11:40 AM, Galen Seitz <galens at seitzassoc.com> wrote:
> On 10/30/17 09:34, Paul Heinlein wrote:
>> On Mon, 30 Oct 2017, David Mandel wrote:
>>
>>> I assume there will be celebrations in this country as well.  If I was
>>> Lutheran, I would certainly do something to commemorate it.
>>
>> We had a banquet, complete with volunteer orchestra (including herald
>> trumpets!), at our Lutheran church.
>>
>> Luther's 95 theses were largely arguments against abuses concerning the
>> sale of indulgences. Their relevance has waned with severely decreased
>> emphasis on indulgences within Roman Catholic practice. More interesting
>> for seeing how his theology would develop in the future were the 28
>> theses he presented six months later (April 1518) at a monastic
>> convocation in Heidelberg:
>>
>> http://bookofconcord.org/heidelberg.php
>
> This reminds me of an old "The Day the Universe Changed" episode that
> discusses how the invention of the printing press played a part in the
> reformation.
>
> Sadly this is the best video I could find.  Skip ahead to the 19 minute
> mark if you're short on time.
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F2lW7GVLt4>
>
> galen
> --
> Galen Seitz
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