Katharina von Bora

 

 

 

 

 

 Johann Sebastian Bach 

Johann Sebastian Bach

The Reformation Heroes

Martin Luther may have been the Father of the Reformation, but there were others, whose support helped to make the Reformation a movement that changed the world.

His greatest friend was the love of his life, Katharina von Bora, the former nun who became his wife.  

A former pupil and a man of great intellect, Philipp Melanchthon provided advice and friendship.

The painter Lucas Cranach the Elder was a friend and supporter of Luther and his wife. His paintings reflected Luther’s teachings and had a radical effect on art.

Although he lived two centuries after Luther, Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the greatest composers in history and a fervent Lutheran. Born in Eisenach, he embraced Luther’s passion for music, creating some of the most inspiring compositions ever written.


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