500 years ago, Martin Luther set the world alight

By Crispin Hull
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:40pm, first published October 6 2017 - 6:21pm

Five-hundred years ago this month, Martin Luther placed (some say defiantly nailed) his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in what is now Germany, thus sparking the Protestant Reformation and changing the tide of human history.

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