Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed The World

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For this assignment I watched a movie called "Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World". Indeed, Martin Luther transformed the church and made several contributions to our current-modern world. As a religious man, he always sought after the truth and was sent by his father to be highly educated on a variety of topics. Martin Luther's father hoped that his son would become a lawyer and so he sent Matin Luther to the best school's he could afford. To his father's disdain, Martin Luther chose to leave law school and pursue a religious life. Although, once Martin Luther was ordained, he still felt condemned by his conscience that kept reminding him of his sins.

In reality, Matin Luther was a celebrity in his time period and was the first
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After rescuing the women, Martin Luther got the women married and even married one of them as well. Katie proved to be a faithful wife managed orchards, brewed beer and bore Martin Luther six children.

Martin Luther left a great legacy and impacted all protestant churches today. He was a leader of profound measure and encourage others to educate themselves against oppression. Astoundingly, he even impacted a man named Michael King to change his name to Martin Luther King senior and his son's name to Martin Luther King jr.

Martin Luthers' success can be attributed to his perseverance and leadership. Philosopher Andre Comte-Sponville said, "Of all the virtues, courage is no doubt the most universally admired" (Northouse, pg. 145). As Martin Luther underwent several hardships in his life, his courage and willingness to find the truth is admirable.

"Leadership is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal" (Northouse, pg. 5). In Martin Luther's case, his goal was to reach the absolute truth in regards to God. He was fervent in his journey to translate the teachings of the Bible and to live by

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