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Left: A bartender at Hops & Barley brew pub pours a pint of beer in Berlin, Germany. Right: A portrait of Martin Luther. The protest that Luther launched 500 years ago not only revamped how Europe worshiped, but also how it drank. He and his followers promoted hops in beer as an act of rebellion against the Catholic Church. left: Adam Berry Right: Ullstein bild via/Getty Images hide caption

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Sakdiyah Ma'ruf is a comedian in Indonesia. Now she is breaking ground as a stand-up comedian who wears a hijab while openly mocking religious fundamentalists. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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She Watched Bootleg Episodes Of Seinfeld, Now The Indonesian Comic Performs Stand-Up

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Hindu Nationalists Stir Up Controversy Over Taj Mahal

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Engraving of German religious reformer Martin Luther posting his 95 Theses on indulgences on the church door at Wittenberg, surrounded by onlookers, Germany, October 31st 1517. (Photo by Authenticated News/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Authenticated News/Getty Images hide caption

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Megan Phelps-Roper: If You're Raised To Hate, Can You Reverse It?

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Does Our Future Depend On More Dialogue?

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The man who started it all: German theologian and religious reformer Martin Luther (1483-1546) Imagno/Getty Images hide caption

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The Reformation, 500 Years Later

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Food that met Muslim dietary strictures was once difficult to come by, but the growth of the American Muslim population — and the increase in non-Muslims consuming halal food — has made it much easier to find such offerings in supermarkets like Whole Foods Market. Craig Ruttle/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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In A Climate Of Fear, A Comedian Remembers What Makes Her Brave

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500 Years Since 95 Theses, Martin Luther's Legacy Divides Some Of His Descendants

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