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The Reluctant Revolutionary / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 video files (approximately 120 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States]: PBS, 2002.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 2 Reluctant Revolutionary Episode 1 Driven to Defiance.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.:
Martin Luther's 95 theses gained popularity with the common people, but the Church excommunicated him. Courageously, he asked Germany's secular rulers to stand up to Rome. Saxony's Frederick the Wise protected him, convincing Holy Roman Emperor Charles to meet him. On his way to the Diet of Worms, he met cheering crowds. Luther refused to recant; a split Diet set him free. In Wartburg, he translated the Bible into German.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Christianity.
Reformation.
Renaissance.

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