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"Here I Stand!" The Life and Times of Martin Luther

This year’s seminal event –the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation—provides us with the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at this religious movement’s towering figure: the German monk turned rebel Martin Luther. Rather than focusing on his theological philosophy, German Historian Anette Isaacs will explore Luther’s colorful and riveting life story and she will also provide captivating insights into daily life in the 16th century, thus painting a fascinating picture of this highly dramatic episode in the history of Humankind.

Earlier Event: September 20
Book Discussion: Eruption by Steve Olsen
Later Event: November 9
Coffee Talk: Ugly Prey