WEBINAR (I) | 28th April 2021
“For to go against conscience is neither right nor safe.”
Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms 1521.
The Role of Conscience from Luther to the Digital Age.
500 hundred years after the Diet of Worms, this webinar reflects on the role and freedom of conscience up to our present times.
On the panel:
Prof. emer. Randall Zachman, University of Notre Dame, USA
Prof. Mary McAleese, Trinity College Dublin, former President of Ireland
Derek Scally, The Irish Times, Berlin
The event was hosted by The Lutheran Church in Ireland.
Opening and closing words: Pastor Stephan Arras and Dr. Gesa Thiessen.
A full recording of the webinar is available through this link.
Webinar (II) | 12th May, 8pm
“A Luther corresponding to historical reality?”
Ludwig Meinardus’s Oratorio Luther in Worms (1871/72)
Wolfgang Marx’ (UCD) presentation of this Oratorio, composed on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the Diet of Worms in 1872/72, is available through this link.