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500 years after Protestant Reformation, Walters museum looks at human side of Martin Luther

500 years after Protestant Reformation, Walters museum looks at human side of Martin Luther

After Yu Na Han went through two miscarriages, and then her new baby spent the first six months of her life in the hospital, the mother found comfort when she needed it the most from the place she least expected to find it — in the writings of the 16th-century theologian Martin Luther.

Though he’d been dead for nearly five centuries, Luther displayed a deeper understanding of Han’s guilt and grief than even her husband and friends did.

Han is studying to become a curator, and that experience inspired her to put together “Uncertain Times: Martin Luther’s Remedies for the Soul.” This small exhibit running through October at the Walters Art Museum explores the...

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