Question 1: Reform or Reformation

Question 1: How would you characterize the Catholic Church's defects in the period leading up to Martin Luther's reformation? Considering them, would you say that the reformation was necessary?

Question 2: A Reformer’s Life

Question 2: Can you describe Martin Luther's development before and after he became an active reformer?

Question 3: Lutheranism vs. Calvinism

Question 3: How do Lutheranism and Calvinism differ from each other? Were there specific social or ethnic groups attracted by each and if so why?