Lutherstadt Wittenberg Germany

The Lutherstadt Wittenberg in Germany, (Lutherstadt Wittenberg) is a historically German city located north of Leipzig on the river Elbe. It has around 50,000 inhabitants.

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Wittenberg was home to Martin Luther (a reformer of the church and professor of theology), Philipp Melanchthon ( a German reformer, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation) und Lucas Cranach des Älteren (was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving ) and is one of the most important historical cities in Germany. Fortunately the city was spared destruction during the war.

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Lutherstadt Wittenberg City, Germany





Augustana Choir sings Children of the Heavenly Father in Wittenberg's Castle Church

"While visiting Wittenberg during their 2012 concert tour of Germany and Austria, members of the Augustana Choir gave this impromptu performance of "Children of the Heavenly Father," arranged by director, Jon Hurty. The Castle Church (Schlosskirche) is most famous as the site where Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door, beginning the Protestant Reformation."- by Augustana College (IL)




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