Incendiary Texts: Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

About the Exhibition

Opening: 10 November 2017 | Where: Binks Trust Exhibition Wall, Main Library 6th Floor | Closing: 11 April 2018 | Curated by: John Brown, Edinburgh College of Art


In 1517 Martin Luther nailed his Ninety Five Theses to the door of Wittenberg Church and sparked the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Featuring key publications by Luther, his supporters and those who opposed him, Incendiary Texts examines how these printed texts fuelled debate and controversy across 16th century Europe.