halloween, ReForMation

ReForMation Day

ReForMation Day

Halloween, being the Eve of All Saints’ Day might have been an entirely appropriate day for Luther to post his 95 Theses against indulgences since the castle church would be open on All Saints’ Day specifically for people to view a large collection of relics. The viewing of these relics was said to promise a reduction in time in purgatory similar to that of the purchase of an indulgence. Dr. Luther may have been shrewd in his choice of that day to post his theses.

Amazing that most of Americans don’t know that today way a day in history that brought freedom from a hugh religious herecy.

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