Martin Luther and His 95 Theses
95 Tweets reveals our past so we can reform our present.
Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther’s supporters printed copies of his 95 theses and distributed them widely. The document essentially went viral. Had Martin Luther lived today, his supporters might have taken to social media to get the word out. In doing so, 95 theses might have become 95 tweets.
Celebrate the five-hundred-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther nailed his list of ninety-five concerns to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517.
Most Protestants have heard of Martin Luther, but they know little more.
Discover what Luther said in his history-changing document that people talk about but have never read.
- Learn what Luther’s ninety-five theses meant 500 years ago.
- Understand the significance behind his work.
- Explore how the ninety-five theses apply to us today.
- Consider reformation as an ongoing effort.
- Reassess your spiritual practices.
95 Tweets explains the meaning behind each of Luther’s ninety-five concerns. Then it updates the basic premise of each one, reframed as ninety-five tweets, complete with hashtags. 95 Tweets concludes with a present-day list of ninety-five tweets for the modern church. The intent is not to criticize her but to encourage ongoing reforms.
Read more about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation in Peter DeHaan’s book 95 Tweets: Celebrating Martin Luther in the 21st Century. Buy it today to discover more about Martin Luther and his history-changing 95 theses.
Peter DeHaan writes about biblical spirituality, often with a postmodern slant. He seeks a fresh approach to faith and following God through the lens of scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices. Read more in his books, blog, and weekly email updates.