October 31, 1517 is one of the most important dates to remember in history for this was the date that an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the church door in Wittenberg protesting the abuses of the Roman Catholic Church especially the sale of indulgences.
Luther’s challenge to the Roman Catholic church began a division in Europe and Christianity that still exists today. Next we will examine the causes of the Reformation and the reasons behind Luther’s protest. After taking notes we will begin presenting your Renaissance art evualations
Below is a film clip of the 2003 film Luther in which Martin Luther appeared at the Diet of Worms.