Martin Luther was born in Eisleben, Germany, in the year 1483. He ended up becoming one of western history’s most significant figures. He spent his early years as a scholar and then a monk respectively. In 1517, martin created a document now known as the 95 theses’. This document attacked the Catholic Church’s corrupt practice of selling “salvation” to absolve sins. The 95 theses were mainly 93 theses’, supporting two main beliefs. Although these effort has been made to try and shine a light on these ideas, there had been no result however when Luther gave it a go, he was fortuitous enough for that was a moment in history ripe for religious reformation. Due to his actions, the Catholic Church was ever after divided and the Protestantism soon after emerged molded by Luther’s values beliefs and ideas. His writings changed the course of religion and wester cultural history.
Martin Luther (1483-1546) was born in Eisleben, Saxony (now Germany), a part of the Holy Roman Empire birthed by Hans and Margaretta Luther. Hans was an affluent businessman and when Martin was young, his father moved the family of 10 to Mansfeld. At the age of five, Luther began schooling at a local school where he learned to read write and speak Latin. At 13, he attended another school in Magdeburg in which he began developing seeds that would eventually grow into an interest in the monastic life.
Martin Luther Enters the Monastery
Hans Luther had other plans for his son martin. He wanted…