Reformation and Enculturation: Toward the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation

Martin Junge

Article Type: Word and World Lecture Series

Publication Date: 4/1/2014

Issue: Identity and Community (Vol. 34, No 2, Spring, 2014)

Will it matter whether the churches observe the coming five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation? It will if we reshape that story and make it not a celebration of an ancient Germanic past but an event of our own time, recognizing the profound changes between then and now in our relation to our human neighbors, to the world, and our accountability to ourselves.

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