Almanac Poetry: After Reading Kenneth Tynan’s Review of John Osborne’s Play Luther

Kevin Densley describes his poem as ‘very difficult to encapsulate. The poem is many things: about Martin Luther in a biographical sense; the Reformation; fundamentally a review of a review; connected to psychoanalytic interpretation, and, at times, darkly comic.’ [Fascinating/beguiling…but perhaps save this one for after brekkie – Ed]

Almanac Teams: An unlikely team of religious figures inspired by the 500th anniversary of Luther nailing the 95 theses on the church door at Wittenberg

Today is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg. It is known as Reformation Day. It has inspired Ken Haley to consider a team of religious figures.