Second Diet of Speyer: 'Protestant' First Used to Describe Reformation Participants Hot

Second Diet of Speyer: 'Protestant' First Used to Describe Reformation Participants

Martin Luther
Source: Wikipedia

Timeline of History

History Topics
Religious History
Countries

At the Second Diet of Speyer, the term "Protestant" is first used to describe participants of the Reformation.

The word is taken from the "Protestatio," a statement formally issued today by the Reformers that challenges the empire's handling of religion.

 

Video

Martin Luther

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

 Boerne v. Flores: Court Rules RFRA is Unconstitutional
100,000 Japanese Americans Interned Until End of WWII
John Ashcroft Implies Atheists Aren't Civilized at Religious Convention

February History Calendar

April History Calendar