Martin Luther's 95 Theses Analysis

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Martin Luther who was a doctor of theology, a monk, and a priest became discontent with the Catholic Church and the Papacy. Martin Luther writes his 95 Theses about the selling of indulgences in 1517. In 1521 Pope Leo X believes that Martin Luther has gone too far with his writings and is excommunicated from the Catholic Church. After his excommunication, he starts a reformation of the church and eventually makes his own sect of Protestantism, Lutheranism. Luther who also translated the New Testament of the Bible from Latin to German which was very important because it allowed more people to have access to the Bible. The peasants of Germany have the ability to understand what the word of God. Now they believe that they are being treated unfairly …show more content…
Also by not making the current sacrifice to be with God eternally. The peasants wanted to start this rebellion against the lords because they wanted to have the same access to the natural resources such as the trees, the meadows and the animals. But Martin Luther was right to say that true Christians experience hardships in this world to have a better life later. Martin Luther believes that the peasants were led by false leaders to start this rebellion even though this was not their place to do so. Martin Luther believes that God has the power to settle all disputes and not to take the actions into your own hands. The peasants were not happy with the conclusion that Martin Luther came to, that they were unchristian. The peasants would use the Bible to justify their claims that they are Christians, and that they should have equality. The peasants believe that their situation is destitute. They believe what they are doing is the right thing by challenging authority for what they claim they deserve. But overall Martin Luther even though was excommunicated was right to call the peasants unchristian because his whole life has been centered on

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