Church Reformation - 12:23:00 ← Lutheranism-Martin...

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Unformatted text preview: 29/01/2008 12:23:00 ← Lutheranism-Martin Luther (1483-1546) • Wittenburg- school that Luther taught at • fidayheeh- solofaism- salvation through faith alone not actions • Johannes Tetzel- selling indulgences by Leo X b/c he is in the process to rebuild St. Peter’s facility. Luther had a problem with this, and being a doctor/ theologian, he wrote 95 Theses (problems of the church) pope Leo X does not listen b/c he wants the money from the indulgences. Will not have to go to purgatory and straight to heaven. • June-July 1519, disputes his 95 points/theses with Johann Eck (theologian) of the church. • 31 Oct 1517- Reformation day o Luther becomes the center of attention in Europe • Diet of Worms- Jan-May 1521 meeting o Charles V (of Roman Empire) wants to set up a new legal system for the government o set up a sort of regency for the Germans while Charles V not there o Luther to recant what he has said and wrote- argued that it is Germany’s responsibility to reform the Church. however Luther does not recant what he has said, and from this point on becomes a wanted man. May 26, 1521- Emperor issues the Edict of Worms- everything that has to do with Luther’s actions/ideas are condemned. Evades persecution since the disunity of the germans. Luther has presented a point against Charles V that the princes can use against the emperor to gain more power themselves. Luther has protection from the princes who help him avoid the king and pope he didn’t mean to set up another Church; he wanted to reform. He believed the pope forced him to start another church. • General Lutheran beliefs- faith necessary- can’t work way to heaven. Must be able to read the bible if possible, so he translated the Bible to German. be able to read the bible if possible, so he translated the Bible to German....
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