Find out about the first Nativity of 1223.
Bach was a Lutheran whose faith inspired some of the world’s finest sacred music. His personal library contained about eighty-three religious books, including Luther’s greatest works.
In this fourth post in the series on Luther’s musical legacy, we look at the Diet of Worms and Luther’s hymn, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God.
Luther promoted singing lessons for children. He wrote, “Children must … sing and learn music together with mathematics.” Luther knew that songs enter straight into the soul and convey biblical truth to children even before they’re able to read.
Every day in October 2017, Dr. Stephen Nichols will podcast about the Reformation on 5 Minutes in Church History. Many of the episodes were recorded on location throughout Europe. Because these podcasts are short, it would be easy for you to “catch up.”
Martin Luther was recognized as a gifted singer and accomplished lutist. He was even referred to as the The Wittenberg Nightingale. (Also, watch a video reenacting Luther playing the lute and his wife, Katie, singing.)