This Week in Christian History: Protestant Reformation, CMA Founder Dies, 'Rock of Ages' Hymnist Born

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German theologian and religious reformer Martin Luther

Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.

Each week brings the anniversaries of great milestones, horrid tragedies, amazing triumphs, and everything in between.

Here are just a few things that happened this week, Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, in Church history. They include the start of the Protestant Reformation, the death of a prominent pastor, and the birth of the man behind a very famous hymn.

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