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Wit·ten·berg

 (wĭt′n-bûrg′, vĭt′n-bĕrk′)
A city of east-central Germany on the Elbe River east of Dessau. Martin Luther made the city the center of the Protestant Reformation when he nailed his 95 theses to the door of the castle church in 1517.

Wittenberg

(German ˈvɪtənbɛrk; English ˈwɪtənˌbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city in E Germany, on the River Elbe, in Brandenburg: Martin Luther, as a philosophy teacher at Wittenberg university, began the Reformation here in 1517 by nailing his 95 theses to the doors of a church. Pop: 46 295 (2003 est)

Wit•ten•berg

(ˈwɪt nˌbɜrg, ˈvɪt-)

n.
a city in E central Germany, on the Elbe: Luther taught in the university here; beginnings of the Reformation 1517. 54,190.
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Were it not for Martin Luther's 95 theses, reportedly hammered to the door of Wittenberg Castle Church, which instigated the Reformation, our modern democratic world might never have germinated.
THIS week marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to the doors of Wittenberg Castle Church.
Tuesday marks the 500th anniversary of the occasion when German professor of theology Martin Luther nailed his 'Ninety-five Theses' to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg - an act that marked the beginning of what is known as The Reformation which had a huge impact both on society and on the worldwide church.
When Martin Luther affixed his "95 Theses" to the door of Wittenberg's Castle Church 500 years ago this Oct.
The old door of the castle church on which he is supposed to have nailed his 95 theses - a tale now widely doubted - has been replaced by a sober metal one, embossed with his words.
Starting with this question, Raiser notes that it seems obvious that it refers to 31 October 1517, when according to Lutheran tradition Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on indulgences on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.
The 11-strong team of volunteers will also create a vibrant, stress-free environment for the children in a space that The King's Castle Church recently gifted to the project.
When he posted his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517 (as the story goes, although Luther himself never referred to it), he was 33 years old, had been a monk for 12 years and had published very little.
Located on an island in Lake Schwerin listed Schwerin Castle consists of 5 wings, and contains an Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Museum Schwerin Castle, the Castle Caf and the castle church.
New contracts include those with the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Westminster Central Hall, Lumley Castle in County Durham, Barnard Castle Church, Barnard Castle Sixth Form College, Stiller in Aycliffe, Strike's in Northallerton, various councils, English Heritage and the National Trust.
30pm at Locking Castle Church followed by burial in Ebdon Cemetery.
Sensei Cummins teaches at Halesowen Leisure Centre on Tuesday/Sunday, Adam's Hill Secondary School in Bartley Green on Wednesday/Saturday and Greens' Health and Fitness Centre, Rubery on Friday; while Sensei Sue Hession teaches at Weoley Castle Church on Monday/Thursday.