Reformation

The Reformation is the name given to the religious revolution that took place in the Western church in the 16th century. One of the most important events in world history, the Reformation tore apart the Christian world and created a new faith: Protestantism. It was sparked in 1517, when a German monk, Martin Luther, criticised the Roman Catholic church in his 95 theses. Read more about the revolution which splintered Europe in the 16th century…

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