Tuesday marks the 500th anniversary of Reformation Day, celebrated as the day Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenburg, Germany on October 31, 1517, the official starting point of the Protestant Reformation.
The Central Libraries is celebrating this momentous anniversary by presenting these amazing resources in the collection:
Confessio fidei exhibita invictiss (Confession of faith exhibited invictiss) is a Lutheran Confession of faith written in Latin by one of Luther's collaborator's Philip Melanchthon and published in 1568.
'T Omstandige leven van den groten kerken leeraar en reformateur, docter Martinus Lutherus (The Real Life of the Great Church Teacher and Reformer, Dr. Martin Luther) was written by Andries Paauw in Dutch in 1731.
Biblia, das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrift, Altes und Neues Testaments (Biblia, that is: The whole Holy Scriptures, Old and New Testaments) is a German Bible translation by Martin Luther that was published in 1708.
To visit these resources and many more, you can make an appointment with the Central Libraries Special Collections!