The Reformation 3

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The Reformation 2008-01-22 Martin Luther Vow to Saint of storms, who saved him from lightning Became monk against fathers will, very seriously Serious about this new life, ordained Went to U of Erfurt in 1507 Agonized at the state of his soul Afraid that if he died, he’d go to hell Fear of dying so devoted himself Driven by pessimistic view of God Humans wouldn’t have power through reason Nothing that intelligent about gods design for humans God was a judging wrathful deity who made arbitrary decisions Confessed 100 times a day to save himself Asked confessor Staupitz, if he’d here any confessions, said yes, not realizing the craziness
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Got doctrine of theology in 1512 In 1510 he decides that he’s going to go to Rome But he doesn’t find his answer Thoroughly scandalized by the renaissance papacy In 1515, awarded and given chair in biblical theology in Wittenberg Lectures on psalms, he knew Hebrew ad Greek
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