500 Years Since the Beginning of the Reformation - 500 Years Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ

The Reformation and Culture

Martin Luther makes music with his friend Philip Melanchthon, his wife Katharina von Bora, and the Luther children. (G.A. Spangenberg, 1866)

Martin Luther makes music with his friend Philip Melanchthon, his wife Katharina von Bora, and the Luther children. (G.A. Spangenberg, 1866)

While we tend to think of the Reformation solely as a religious event, the fact is that it had a dramatic impact on all aspects of culture. Throughout 2017, we’ll be publishing a series of essays that reflect on the Reformation and the way in which it altered the way in which we think about music, visual art, theatre, and so much more—both in the church and in wider culture.

  1. Martin Luther and the Theology of Ecclesiastical Art
  2. The Reformation and Worship
  3. The Reformation and Music