The modern push for freedom and democratic rights began with writings of a Catholic priest named Martin Luther in 1517. His writings, particularly the 95 Theses, mark the beginning of the Protestant Reformation which, in many ways, led to the colonization of North America. Eventually, these colonies staged their own revolution resulting in the birth of the United States and a new constitution. Many of the philosophical underpinnings of the U.S. Constitution can be traced to Saint Paul’s epistles to the Romans and Corinthians.
We will discuss this 500-year process during these three sessions immediately following our Sunday morning worship service.