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    The Reconstructionist Martin Luther was sickened when he heard about the selling of indulgences and how the pope would persuade people into buying. The pope would send his salesman and helpers town to town convincing people to pitch in money so that they can “save their friends and relatives” from purgatory. Crowds of people believed this non-sense to supposedly save their loved ones from this false idea, purgatory is when a dead person’s soul is to be purified so that he or she…

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    Martin Luther was world-renowned, influential, and one of the greatest preachers of the fifteen century. He wrote prolifically, and expounded the Scriptures so the common people could fully comprehend it. He exhorted sermons that were biblical, doctrinal, and practical. (Wiersbe and Perry, 1984). Furthermore, he was a catalyst to the Protestant Reformation and was titled “Father of the Reformation.” He challenged the Roman Catholic Church, established his own catechisms, and left us an enormous…

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    Reformation, but not one so powerful as Martin Luther whose teachings and views played such a large impact in the Reformation. He inspired others with his action and beliefs in a way many others couldn 't do as effectively at the time. Martin Luther had such strong religious views and witnessed corruptions, such as those of John Tetzel led to such a strong opposition to indulgences, that he wrote the Ninety-Five Theses, which would spark the Reformation. Martin Luther was a German priest…

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    Psychologists VS Historians Martin Luther was the man at the head of the Protestant Reformation. He is remembered for his many published works criticizing the Roman Catholic Church, particularly their use of indulgences. While it is universally accepted that Luther is the father of reformation, historians and psychologists disagree on exactly why Luther felt the need to speak out against such a powerful organization. Erik Erikson, for example, believed Luther was motivated to reform the church…

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    Martin Luther was one of the most influential people of the Reformation. His actions broke the Roman Catholic Church in a new Denomination of Christianity (Lutheran’s). His desire for people to feel close to God, which fundamentally changed the relationship between the leaders of the church and believers. He later translated the Bible into his peoples' language, German. So how did he accomplish all of this. Martin Luther’s first few years of his life were a time where he was unable to find a…

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    beginning of 1517, because of Martin Luther and his 95 theses.The protestant reformation divided cities and the people within it all because of the people who supported different sides of europe and who had different ideas of how the catholic church should be reformed. Martin Luther noticed that there were problems within the church, such as the sale of indulgences. The purchase of an indulgence cleared away your sins and shortened your time in purgatory, but martin luther saw a flaw in that…

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    Martin Luther with a background as a professor and priest wrote in 1520 “The Freedom of a Christian “.This writing is about the three treaties he put out about how the church should run things. He shows Christians that they don’t need to do anything special like indulgences to please god and get into heaven. He tells Christian that salvation is by faith and grace alone not any good works (Protestant Reformation notes and lecture on Martin Luther). Luther also explains that there should be no…

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    Martin Luther & the Reformation PART ONE: RESEARCH THE FOLLOWING AND GIVE SHORT ANSWERS MARTIN LUTHER Martin Luther was a German monk, most commonly known for his criticism towards certain aspects of the Roman Catholic Church. In order to make the bible more accessible to the German public, Luther translated the entire bible from Latin to German. Luther was born on, 10 November, 1483 and died on February 18, 1546. THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE The Holy Roman Empire was a feudal monarchy that ** Germany…

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    In Lyndal Roper’s Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet, Roper attempts to gain not an understanding of the Protestant Reformation as a whole, but rather of Martin Luther as a person. She spends most of the book examining Luther specifically, the decisions he made and why he made them. She examines his publications and letters to attempt to find out what exactly makes the man tick. Such can be seen here “Luther’s letter writing habits offered perhaps the most intriguing insights.” It is obvious…

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    Martin Luther’s creation of the Ninety-Five Theses concerning the issue of indulges, which he posted on the door of the church, was a condemnation of practices by the clergy which for the preceding 150 years, had festered and weakened the religious institution to the point of rendering it a contradiction of itself. The actions Luther targeted were the main issues which had caused a slow deterioration of the standing of the church through the years. The degrading actions of the religious…

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