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The Reformation

USA, 1954 (MIFF 1956, In Past Tense)

Set amongst the actual sites of the Reformation. the film discusses such factors as the role of the Church in European life, the cultural rebirth caused through the Renaissance. the emergence of individual states and the new interpretation of the Scriptures.

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