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As you can see, the interior of the church is spartan, with just a pulpit and an organ — staples of Lutheranism. Like any good Protestant, Lutherans eschew idolatry. But here, Engel made room for three important patriarchs of the Reformation: Martin Luther, his collaborator Philipp Melanchthon, and Mikael Agricola — a Finnish follower of Luther at Wittenberg, who translated the Bible into Finnish and is considered the author of the modern Finnish language.

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