Tag: Martin Luther

Luther’s Seal: A Reformation Day Remembrance

Since it is Reformation Day today, I thought I would highlight a small snippet of the history of the reformation that is not as well know, namely Luther’s Seal. In Luther’s day it was normal for prominent members of the community to have a personal seal or coat of arms. The symbolism found in the…

Why Celebration for the Reformation?

So, today was the day… 31 October 1517, Martin Luther challenged the tyrannical religo-political system of the Catholic Church. As I considered why I celebrated the fact that God raised a man up like Luther, I thought of the far reaching effects of the reformation on everyday life and modern civilization… Ideas have consequences and…