web analytics

PBS: Martin Luther – Reluctant Revolutionary

Click to enlarge video or view it below.

Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man’s relationship with authority.

Luther was a German monk, a Catholic priest, professor of theology and a seminal figure of the christian reform movement during the 16th century, subsequently known as the Protestant Reformation.

In this PBS documentary filmed across Europe – from rustic rural Germany to the opulence of Vatican City – you’ll witness the collapse of the medieval world and the birth of the modern age.