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Protestant History Program Archives
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The Unfinished Reformation

The Protestant Reformation began 500 years ago. Why hasn't it been finished yet?
Transcript (pdf), (htm),
Audio (mp3)
Local Music  
References English translation of Luther's 95 theses (text), (mp3)
The Augsburg Confession
Martin Luther, "On the Jews and Their Lies" (excerpts)
Martin Luther, "On the Jews and Their Lies" (full text in multiple formats)
Emperor Constantine's Letter
Canon XXIX
Clean and Unclean Food Chart
(color jpg)
(black and white pdf)
based on Leviticus Chapter 11 and Deuteronomy 14:1-21

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Hidden History

What did the Protestants protest?
Transcript (pdf, htm),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3), Part 3 (mp3)
Local Music Music by Mike Miller,
"Midnight Cry"
References Edith Hamilton, Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, "The Underworld"

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Luther's 95 Theses

The Protestant Reformation officially began when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses.
Transcript (pdf, htm),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music Lisa Caraway,
"Giver of Grace"
References All 95 Theses (text), (mp3);
Ellen White, Great Controversy, Chapter 7, "Luther's Separation From Rome";
Edith Hamilton, Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, "The Underworld"

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Luther's Stand

After Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses, he risked his life to stand for the scriptures.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music  
References Ellen White, Great Controversy, Chapter 7, "Luther's Separation From Rome"

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Augsburg Confession - Part 1

The Lutheran Pioneers confessed their faith when it was illegal to do so.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music Ridgecrest United Methodist Church Choir,
"Take Up Your Cross"
References Ellen White, The Great Controversy, Chapter 11, "Protest of the Princes"

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Augsburg Confession - Part 2

Obedience Versus Legalism
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music Hud and Larry deFluiter and JoAn Witzel,
"I Know Who I Have Believed"
Ridgecrest United Methodist Church Choir,
"Lord, I Want to be a Christian"
References Ellen White, The Great Controversy, Chapter 11, "Protest of the Princes",
Modern Indulgences,
Modern fasting
The Augsburg Confession

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Augsburg Confession - Part 3

Sunday and Easter
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music  
References Date of Easter,
Origin of Easter,
Emperor Constantine's Letter,
The Augsburg Confession

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The Nicene Creed

Is the Nicene Creed an accurate summary of Christian beliefs?
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music  
References Nicene Creed and Apostles' Creed, http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/creeds

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The Baptists

The Baptists discovered two important lost Biblical truths.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music  
References George Vandeman, What I Like About ..., Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1986

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The Methodists

The contribution of John Wesley to the Protestant Reformation.
Transcript (pdf),

Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music Ridgecrest United Methodist Church Choir, directed by Janice Anderson,
"Lord, I Want to be a Christian",
"We Will Walk in the Light",
"Servants of Almighty God",
"There's a Song of Love in My Heart"
References George Vandeman, What I Like About ..., Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1986
Ellen White, Great Controversy, Chapter 14, "Later English Reformers"

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Faith of Our Founders

The Founding Fathers did believe in God.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music  
References The Association for Rational Thought, "The Godless Constitution of the United States"
Martin E. Marty, "Religion and the Constitution: The Triumph of Practical Politics"
Samuel Adams, "American Independence" - August 1, 1776
George Washington, Farewell Address, September 17, 1796
Ellen White, The Great Controversy, Chapter 16, "The Pilgrim Fathers"

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Patriotic Music

Patriotic music acknowledges God's role in the founding of this country.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3), Part 3 (mp3), Part 4 (mp3), Part 5 (mp3), Part 6 (mp3), Part 7 (mp3)
Local Music Becky Richardson and JoAn Witzel, "America"
Adventist Christian School Grades 1-4, "God Bless America"
Rob Jennins and JoAn Witzel, "God of Our Fathers"
Mary Hanson, Joshua Hanson, JoAn Witzel, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Angela Winters and Susan Pogge, "America, the Beautiful"
Mike Miller, "God Bless the USA"
R. David Pogge, "I Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb"
References Samuel Adam's Speech
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_Bless_America
http://songsandhymns.org/hymns/detail/god-of-our-fathers
http://www.tanbible.com/tol_sng/sng_battlehymnoftherepublic.htm
http://www.tanbible.com/tol_sng/sng_americathebeautiful.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_Bless_the_USA

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The Great Disappointment

October 22, 1844
Disappointment can result in stronger faith.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3)
Local Music  
References Ellen White, Great Controversy, Chapter 18, "An American Reformer"
Ellen White, Great Controversy, Chapter 23, "What is the Sanctuary?"

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The Great Hope

This little book summarizes Protestant beliefs.
Transcript (pdf),
Audio Part 1 (mp3), Part 2 (mp3), Part 3 (mp3), Part 4 (mp3), Part 5 (mp3)
Local Music Dave Pogge, "Compassion"
Mike Miller, "Midnight Cry"
Becky Richardson, "Side by Side"
References Ellen White Estate on-line books
Edith Hamilton, Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, "The Underworld"