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Protestant theologians working on Luther's translation of the Bible. Left to Right: Philip Melancthon (1497-1560), Martin Luther (1483-1546), Pomeranus (Johann Bugenhagen 1485-1558) and Cruciger (Gaspard Creuziger 1504-1548). (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Protestant theologians working on Luther's translation of the Bible. Left to Right: Philip Melancthon (1497-1560), Martin Luther (1483-1546), Pomeranus (Johann Bugenhagen 1485-1558) and Cruciger (Gaspard Creuziger 1504-1548). (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)