Video: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Creation of a Media Phenomenon

March 29, 2016
Andrew Pettegree gives lecture on Martin Luther as a media phenomenon

Martin Luther did more than just serve as a catalyst for the Reformation. By nailing his 95 theses to the door of a Wittenberg, Germany, church in 1517, he became the world's first mass media figure and launched a new form of theological writing, argues University of St. Andrews Professor Andrew Pettegree.