Reformation500 Documentary

In the documentary, “500: The Impact of the Reformation Today,” delve into the rich history of the Reformation and discover its defining and lasting impact on today’s world. This thought-provoking documentary was four years in the making, with portions shot on location throughout Germany where the actual Reformation events occurred.

Available lengths include:

  • Multipart topical version
  • Feature-length version at 1 hour, 44 minutes
  • Five-part miniseries with five 21-minute versions (nine minutes of commercial break time)
  • One-hour offering in either a 56:45-minute version or a 43-minute version with commercial ad slots
  • 30-second trailer

For more information, contact or 800-822-5287.

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Annual speaker series

Annual Speaker Series

As part of the Reformation Quincentenary, Concordia Seminary's Center for Reformation Research has sponsored an annual speaker series since 2012 to offer varying perspectives on the significance of the Reformation.

Click here to view the complete speaker series.

News & Notes

Robert Kolb to Speak at Concordia Seminary on “Luther’s Fiercest Foes”

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host the final lecture in the REFORMATION500 Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in Werner Auditorium. The lecture, “Luther’s Fiercest Foes: Satan, Sin, the Wrath … Continue reading

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Miroslav Volf to Speak at Concordia Seminary

The fifth Reformation500 annual speaker series at Concordia Seminary will feature well-known author and theologian, Miroslav Volf, the Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School and Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. The event will be held in … Continue reading

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Tuomo Mannermaa Dies

Tuomo Mannermaa (September 29,1937-January 19, 2015), professor emeritus of ecumenical Theology at the University of Helsinki and internationally recognized Luther scholar, died this past week at age 77. Born in Oulu, Finland, he studied at the University of Helsinki and held … Continue reading

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News & Notes

Luther’s Truths, Then and Now

Editor’s note: Robert Kolb delivered the following address at the International Conference on Confessional Leadership in the 21st Century, held in Wittenberg, Germany, May 3-8, 2015. Eventually, all of the addresses from the conference will be published together in book … Continue reading

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The “Three Kingdoms” of Simon Musaeus: An essay from the Festschrift for James M. Estes

James M. Estes has been a leading North American Reformation scholar for more than half a century.  A student of Harold Grimm at Ohio State University, he became the leading interpreter of the thought and significance of the Swabian reformer … Continue reading

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Pro Re Theologica et Salute Fratrum: Luther as Reformer of Pastoral Care

Another Reformation Day has come and gone. Each year the day gives us occasion to reflect on the significance of the upheavals of the Sixteenth Century—upheavals that changed the religious, social, and cultural landscape of the West, especially the western … Continue reading

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