This Month's Magazine
Five hundred years ago, in a remote part of Germany, an Augustinian friar set in train a series of events that led to the permanent splintering of western Christendom. The story of Martin Luther posting his Ninety-Five Theses Against Indulgences is this month’s cover feature.
Also in this issue
- Was the First Crusade Really a War Against Islam?
- Miracle in the Marches
- The Merry Dance of the Highwayman
- Geoffrey Chaucer's post-truth world
- Something to Laugh About; laughing at those in power
- Plus: A general state of mourning, Imre Kertesz, Britain's welfare state and more
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We've also created a Spotify playlist to go with this month's edition, featuring songs inspired by the issue's contents. You can listen to it below.