Martin Luther King Jr. led the bus boycott in 1955 that was sparked by Rosa Parks. He helped form the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957 which was…

Diary of a Protestant

One of the reasons for the failure of Protestantism to make any inroads in Italy was because of persecution by the Catholic Church, usually with the support of…

Diary of a Protestant

The long term effects of Martin Luther’s actions were to creae a schism in the church. It was like opening the door. Since then, religion has been more…

Diary of a Protestant

Generally, scholars treat the passion narratives as beginning with Jesus’ agony and arrest in Gethsemane and concluding with his burial. The sections to which these narratives are typically…

Diary of a Protestant

Clergy abuse caused people to begin criticizing the Catholic Church. The greed and scandalous lives of the clergy had created a split between them and the peasants. Furthermore,…

Diary of a Protestant

Martin Luther King delivered his iconic I Have A Dream speech on August 28th 1963 at a civil rights rally in Washington DC that was officially known as…

Diary of a Protestant

was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King sought…

Diary of a Protestant

Luther became increasingly angry about the clergy selling ‘indulgences’ – promised remission from punishments for sin, either for someone still living or for one who had died and…

Diary of a Protestant

In 1955, King became involved in his first major civil rights campaign in Montgomery, Alabama, where buses were racially segregated. … King mobilized Montgomery’s African American community to…

Diary of a Protestant

The New Testament contains 4 Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. These books tell the stories about Jesus’ life, ministry, and death. The Gospels were written anonymously and…

Diary of a Protestant