By Tucker Bland, Hannah Nelson, and Taylor Runquist

Protestants Beginning

In 1517, Martin Luther nailed the 95 theses, an obvious notch at the Church for previous indulgences. He believed that the people in his town were being conned by the church.

After he had realized this, the now Protestants broke free from the Catholic Church.

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Martin Luther first started the Protestant movement in 1517, as he hammered the ninety-five theses into the door of a church. People that follow Prtoestantism are called "Protestants."


Protestantism encompasses forms of Christian faith and practice that originated with doctrines and religious, political, and other impulses of the Protestant Reformation.


Protestantism was started in 1517, and is still practiced today.


The Protestant Reformation was started in Saxony, Wittenberg, and is a worldwide religion now.


The now Protestants split from the Roman Catholic Church after Martin Luther pointed out how the Church was conning over its supporters.