500 Jahre Reformation

Luther Decade

Reformation - Image and Bible / Photo: epd-bild/Sascha Willms

Theme Year "Reformation - Image and Bible"

During the Luther Decade, the church and the state collaborate in creating ten theme years, forging the path towards the Reformation anniversary in 2017.
On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Cranach the Younger, the focus turns to the art of the Reformation period. The Reformation was also a media revolution. A new language of words and images was created. What “images” does faith assume today, and how is its message communicated through media, pictures and language?more


Saxony-Anhalt celebrates the 500th birthday of Lucas Cranach the Younger. This special exhibition is the first exhibit worldwide that pays exclusive attention to the life and work of the younger Cranach. more
The Reformation contributed to profound changes in society. Art especially had to face new tasks through the work of Martin Luther. more
The World`s Leading Travel Trade Show, International Tourismus-Börse (ITB) takes place in Berlin in these days. On the world´s leading travel trade fair exhibitors from 186 countries give a representative overview of travel offerings worldwide and the present travel trends. more
There is a lot of interest in the Anniversary of the Reformation in the US: with this realization, Margot Käßmann, special envoy of the Evangelical Church in Germany, returned on Saturday (February 21) from her three week trip along the west coast of the United States. more
„It´s the goal of the anniversary of the Reformation to fan the flame of curiosity for God within people today. I really like this goal.“ more

Sites of the Reformation

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Luther and the Consequences - 500 Years of Reformation History