Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

Peter Stanford

Martin Luther is undeniably one of the people who made the modern world. He risked his life to challenge the corruption and complacency of the late medieval church, and in doing so both changed the political face of Europe and liberated believers to pursue their faith based on scripture and conscience.

Sunday 1 October 2017 1 - 2pm
Wren Suite, Cathedral crypt FREE and unticketed
Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. Early arrival recommended.

Marking the 500th anniversary of Luther nailing his 95 theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Peter Stanford will examine this complex, often charismatic man of God, his legacy, and the myths that have grown up around him.

Peter Stanford is a writer, journalist and broadcaster. Formerly Editor of the Catholic Herald, his books include Judas: the Troubling History of the Renegade Apostle (Hodder 2015) and Martin Luther, Catholic Dissident (Hodder 2017).