Tag Archive: Martin Luther

Medieval sects shook church teachings

Knights Templar

The histories of Knights Templar, the Cathars and the Essenes sects are fascinating, but also tragic. Some of what these groups believed went against the established church’s views with respect to whether Jesus was divine, whether he died on the cross, that he escaped to France and married, had children and so on. According to…

Historical society will celebrate Martin Luther’s birthday with medieval dinner

Puppeteers, a juggler, and a minister acting as Martin Luther and dressed like a monk will appear on Saturday when the Historical Society of North German Settlements in Western New York celebrates Martin Luther’s 527th birthday. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of St. James Lutheran Church, Bergholz. All the food…