Martin Luther 's Death Of The Protestant Reformation Essay

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Martin Luther (1483-1546) was an known as an Augustinian monk, associated with L.F.A or Lay Faith Affiliated with Order. Augustinian, or Austin, friars are a mendicant order.According to Britannica, A mendicant order includes “Dominicans, Franciscans, Augustinians (Augustinian Hermits), Carmelites, Trinitarians, Mercedarians, Servites, Minims, Hospitallers of St. John of God, and the Teutonic order”(Britannica) affiliated with Roman Catholicism. As consecrated religious, they were to pray the Liturgy of the Hours throughout the day.Luther was also a University Lecturer in Wittenberg.He was one of the most well-known activists of the Protestant Reformation. Luther’s Rebellious ways were the cause of the Protestant Reformation and a catalyst in major change in this time period.
The immediate cause that started the reformation as stated before was Martin Luther 's Rebellious acts. Mainly the Act of posting the Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral located in the Holy Roman Empire.In 1517, Luther was a Dean(compared in likeness to a priest) of the Catholic faith , when he posted the Theses. The reason for Luther posting the Theses was in response to the sale of indulgences in nearby towns.Indulgences are a remission unto God of the temporary punishment because of sins, a person whose guilt has already been forgiven, which an appointed Christian (an anointed one) gains certain assigned conditions through the action of the Church which, as the minister of…

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