Why did Martin Luther and other Reformers critique pilgrimages like Camino de Santiago so harshly? Why did they think Christians shouldn’t make these journeys? In this video I analyze some of Martin Luther’s writings on pilgrimage to gain lessons for making pilgrimage to Santiago in 2021. With Camino de Santiago making such a strong resurgence in the last 20 years, this is a good time to learn from Christian theologians of the past. His arguments probably won’t be very convincing for secular pilgrims.
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