This painting done in 1872 depicts Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the door at Wittenberg Church. The moment sparked the Protestant Reformation and led the way for modern society’s concept of individual freedom, says Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala.
This painting done in 1872 depicts Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the door at Wittenberg Church. The moment sparked the Protestant Reformation and led the way for modern society’s concept of individual freedom, says Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala. Artist Ferdinand Pauwels (1830–1904)
This painting done in 1872 depicts Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the door at Wittenberg Church. The moment sparked the Protestant Reformation and led the way for modern society’s concept of individual freedom, says Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala. Artist Ferdinand Pauwels (1830–1904)

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About Andrew Fiala

Andrew Fiala

Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State.