What was the Marseillaise of the Reformation?

Ein feste burg ist unser Gott:

Karl Kautsky, Communism in Central Europe in the Time of the Reformation, p. 277.

Or, if you want a version that’s been taken off the streets and institutionalised:

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4 thoughts on “What was the Marseillaise of the Reformation?

  1. But what was the “Do You Hear The People Sing?” of the Reformation, and who was their Andrew Lloyd Webber? To understand how a movement arose, Roland, you can’t rely on the anthems Great Men, but the larger economic picture which put those Lutheran bums on seats.

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