Countdown Day 60

Luther’s invitation for discussion was followed by ninety-five provocative statements, or theses, to be debated. Those ninety-five theses successfully sparked debate that further destabilized the uneasy status quo of the late Middle Ages, thus helping tip the Christian community from its medieval state into a new modern state…. That’s what statements can do: create debate (and sometimes, sadly, hate) that moves us into a new state. (17)

From A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith (available February 9, 2010)