Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199732753
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199777310 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Ritual Studies Series


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The town of Wittenberg, Germany, was Martin Luther’s home for thirty-six years, and the seat of the German Reformation. Today, the town is A UNESCO World Heritage Site, a venue for Protestant pilgrimage, and host to two annual Luther-themed festivals. The introduction orients the reader to the historical events and festivals of Wittenberg and provides an overview of the study.

Keywords: Wittenberg; reformation; Luther; performance theory; ritual; place

Chapter.  5262 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Christianity

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