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He expressed his concerns regarding papacy in the interpretation of scriptures. After being ordered to recant his ninety-five theses on papacy, he was engaged in a meeting that resulted into his excommunication from the church. However, this was not the end of Luther in the revolution of religion. Luther’s efforts in interpretation of scriptures brought revolution to Christianity that is appreciated by many Christians to this date1.
Luther contributed massively to the development of the German language by interpreting the Bible into German language. He believed that translation of the Bible into other languages would help people understand the scriptures better. The translation of the Bible into German can be considered a milestone in the interpretation of scriptures. The translation of the Bible into different world languages as evident in the modern religion can be attributed to Luther’s efforts. Moreover, the growth of the German language is also attributed Luther’s efforts in the translation of the Bible to German. The massive spread of German language in Europe can also be attributed to the brave efforts by Luther to enable people understand religion in their own language.
Luther was a controversial figure but influential at the same time. He is credited for the revolution of Christianity. He fractured the Roman Catholic Church and set a new direction of Christianity. The development of protestant churches began from his arguments. The current freedom in Christianity roots back to Luther’s time and efforts. His theological approaches changed the relationship between religious leaders and their followers. His prominence came at a time when there was high tension between the central powers of Europe and different principalities. Religion was used to control almost every aspect of people’s lives. The awakening of people on the state of religion at the time is still significant to this day. He was able to convince people on the
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Martin Luther the monk
Martin Luther is one of the most famous Christian religious preachers in the history. He was born at Eislenben in the year 1483. In the year 1484, Martin Luther’s family shifted to Mansfeld.
He entered into the monastery the same year. There are many stories that surround his decision to become a monk. They range from being caught in a thunderstorm to the stabbing death of a friend. Whatever the reason Martin was ordained as a priest in
He insisted modification of its practices and doctrines.
The selling of indulgences was one of them. Selling indulgences was a big business in the Roman Catholic Church during that time. It was an act of
Martin Luther knew that something was wrong with the Catholic Church and he chose to do something about it. He thought that it was unfair that the Church could dictate to the people what they could and could not do. Under the
He was a professor of theology, former catholic priest, as well as the seminal figure of the protestant reformation movement that took place in the sixteenth century (Mullet 8). In order to have a better understanding of Martin Luther, this paper will discuss his early life
However, Martin Luther used demonstrations, protests, and marches as a way of exposing America’s ills instead of letting shame and guilt consume her. Luther specifically offered individuated culture as the course towards healing and