The invention of the printing press by Gutenberg around 60 years earlier meant that copies of the Martin Luther's 95 Theses had circulated throughout Europe in a matter of months. Luther’s writings captured the zeitgeist for reform and drew together disparate groups of dissenting believers who were also questioning the authority of a morally and spiritually corrupt Church.
When Luther translated the Bible into German (New Testament in 1522, Old Testament by 1534), Hans Lufft was on hand as the printer in Wittenberg to produce multiple copies of the new Bible on his Gutenberg Press.
As a valuable addition to our 'Print Workshop' in the 'Just By Faith Alone' Tour at Martyrs, Phil Martin has rendered the 5 Solas of Reformation teaching in wood. Have a look for this when you visit ... .