When there is a much better alternative holiday to observe on October 31st!
‘What other holiday?’ you may wonder.
Well, let me enlighten you! The day we most commonly refer to as Halloween is also known as…
On October 31st, 1517, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, nailed his 95 theses on the castle church door in Wittenburg, protesting the sale of indulgences by the Roman Catholic church. Luther eventually went to trial for heresy at the Diet of Worms where he was asked to repent of his teachings upon penalty of excommunication. His teachings opposed many accepted doctrines and practices of the church. He also challenged the authority and infallibility of the Pope. Luther refused to recant, famously stating: (more…)