National Lutheran News

Martin Luther on Public TV during July

Martin Luther, in a sculpture on permanent display at Lutheer Seminary.

Martin Luther, in a sculpture on permanent display at Lutheer Seminary.

Two-part series will air three times.

During July, the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) will feature the life of Martin Luther, the German monk who brought reform to the Western Christian church.
To be aired three times in the Twin Cities on Channel 2, the series will appear in two consecutive one-hour segments:

* Episode 1, “From Despair to Defiance;”

* Episode 2, “The Reluctant Revolutionary.”

For viewer convenience, the back-to-back episodes will be broadcast three times: Wednesday, July 9, 8:00 p.m.; Thursday, July 10, 2:00 a.m.; and Sunday, July 13, Noon.