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November 27, 2020

On November 5, PHS librarian and rare books specialist Gabriela Zoller led a live historic Bible show and tell on Zoom and Facebook Live.

PHS holds hundreds of Bibles, including printings dating back to the Reformation. What makes a Bible rare? How have Bibles changed through the centuries? What are some of the stand-out Bibles at PHS?

Learn the answers to those questions and more from Gabriela by watching the session below.

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September 19, 2018

Presbyterians celebrate the half-millenium of tradition that grounds their faith on Reformation Sunday. It is always the last Sunday in October, marking the occasion in 1517 when Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the church door in Wittenberg, Germany.

For this year's October 28th Reformation Sunday celebration we've prepared four images to download from ...

October 17, 2017

In October 2017, Presbyterians will celebrate the 500th anniversary of a pre-digital tweet storm: Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. The theses, which criticized the sale of indulgences by church officials, are considered the opening salvo in the Protestant Reformation, a movement that emphasized individual relationships with God and salvation through faith alone.

Luther was an early adapter of the printing press—the social media of the sixteenth century—and the most widely shared writer of his...

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