Late Medieval Background to the Reformation



This video takes a look at the Catholic Church before Martin Luther and the Reformation. We will gain an honest picture of Rome, both its strengths and weaknesses. We will also describe traditional Roman Catholic life and worship, many of the things Martin Luther later rejected.

Ryan M. Reeves (PhD Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Twitter: Instagram:


This is Lecture 2 in the course 'Luther and Calvin'. All material is copyrighted.

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