First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Luther and the Reformation: A 500-year Appraisal

Martin Luther’s posting of the Ninety-five Theses on the cathedral door at Wittenburg five hundred years ago launched a movement that utterly transformed Western society and our notions of authority, culture, art, and tradition. Dartmouth Religion professor Randall Balmer assesses the Protestant Reformation half a millennium later.

This video was recorded at the Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, VT on November 1, 2017.