Offering a key to the Reformation

SALISBURY — The Reformation was more of a secession, Tom Key argued during his talk on the origins and development of Protestant Christianity at the Salisbury Congregational Church on Sunday, Oct. 15.

The Roman Catholic Church was relatively unaffected by the rise of Protestant churches, he said. “They just took their marbles and went home.”

The primary figure associated with the Reformation is Martin Luther, but he was preceded by reformers John Wycliffe, John Huss, Savonarola and Erasmus.

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