This article is part 1 of 1 in the series Reformation LiturgiesDuring the winter of 1521-22, Martin Luther (1483-1546) – former Augustinian friar recently declared a heretical outlaw – was protected in the Wartburg Castle by Elector Frederick the Wise of Saxony. While he was occupied translating the Scriptures into the German tongue, a storm of controversy brewed in his beloved Wittenberg. The urgent, and often unruly, demands of students and citizens for ecclesiastical reform were met by the restive actions of Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt (1486-1541), who celebrated the mass in his native German tongue on Christmas Day 1521. ...Read More
Series: Reformation Liturgies
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