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    As a Christian who has gone through years of Lutheran studies, I could think of many miraculous achievements made by Martin Luther. Although I am strong in my Faith, I am not blind to the numerous flaws during this time period. There are many issues to the Protestant Reformation, i.e. the millions brutally killed during this time. Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation were vital religious and political revolutions of the 14th and 15th century, across all nations. I would argue that the…

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    the Catholic Church had well established its authority in Europe, the ties with economic, social, and political power lead to a grasp on modern life. Up until this point, no one dared to question the teachings of the Church. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the Wittenberg’s All Saints Church door proclaiming his views about the absurdity that is buying indulgences to exonerate sin (Cole, 343). The radical act of placing ideas that indicated the corruption of the church…

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    November 10, 1483, young Martin Luther is born in Eisleben, Germany. Already, his father, Hans Luther, has mapped out his son’s entire life. He dreamed that his son would be the one who would climb the social latter giving his family an even higher status as a lawyer. Luther’s parents’ strictness discouraged any rebellion—severely punishing him for any failures leaving him with low self-esteem for the rest of his life. After years of forced studies, Luther faced a religious crisis until one…

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    Martin Luther, he was one important aspect portraying to the Roman Catholic Church Reformation. Luther was born in Germany in 1483. He was a man who tried to live as the church instructed but he still felt he was a sinner and that God would punish him. His fear lead him to believe that people could be saved only if they believed in Christ. Resulting Luther questioned the idea that salvation could be given only through good works. Luther influenced the Catholic Church and its followers, as well…

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    King Henry VII and Martin Luther both sought out to seek reformation in Europe. They both had vastly different reasons for doing this, as well as coming from vastly different backgrounds. Henry and Luther both chased reform for personal reasons in the beginning, however the type of reform each leader wanted was vastly different. Martin Luther and King Henry both sought out reformation for personal reasons. King Henry had a very personal need that while being a member of the catholic church, he…

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    The Giants Stood Upon Many people today are well aware of the amazing feats done by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From the nonviolence in the Montgomery Bus Boycott where he picked up a following, to the historic March on Washington where he delivered his awe-inspiring “I Have a Dream” Speech (History.com 1). There is no doubt whatsoever, Doctor King was an incredibly influential person in the Civil Rights Movement whose legacy would never be forgotten. However, Isaac Newton once said “If I have…

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    Martin Luther was born in a lower class family on November 10th, 1483 in Eisleben in the Roman Empire (eastern Germany today). His father was a miner and smelter, and because his father knew the instability of his own occupation, he wanted his son to receive proper education, and eventually become a lawyer – which was known for being a secure career. After studying at the University of Erfurt in 1505, his father’s career plan for Luther was about to become a reality, until the July of 1505, when…

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    Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for his role in the advancement by non-violent civil disobedience. His actions were based on his christian beliefs. Who was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on january 15,1929 in Atlanta, Georgia to Michael Luther King sr and Alberta Williams King. His given name was michael King jr. At the age of six, his as well as his father's name was changed to Martin Luther King. He was one of three children. He had a sister named…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin Luther King had two siblings, Willie Christine and Alfred Daniel Williams King, he was the second oldest. His dad, Martin Luther King Sr, was a baptist minister and his mom, Alberta Williams was a teacher. During Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood a lot of racism was going on. There would be different schools for black people and different schools for white people. Almost everywhere black…

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    Martin Luther King’s philosophy made more sense for America in the 1960’s. Martin was son to a preacher and had witnessed racism at a young age. King later studied the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, who was a spiritual man who led a massive non-violent movement that freed India of British Colonial Rule. Through the studying of this movement he learned he could transform a society on the outside but also transform the heart. He was also involved in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference…

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