Context: Scary Religion Stories in time for Halloween -- 500 years after the Reformation (Ep.1705)

Religious people can be pretty scary, and on this All Hallow’s Eve we are remembering 500 years of the worst and best of that. The Reformation of 1517 triggered executions, torture, burnings at the stake and drownings, all done under the watchful eye of clergy. Jews were set upon as an enemy in a sweeping faith protest that became a murderous rampage over divided opinions about God.

Lorna Dueck’s column on the Reformation

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