HUMA 1825 Study questions
This reading opens with a “Letter of Dedication”, followed by an essay that is divided
into three parts.
1. What biblical passages does Luther quote that promote violent retaliation against
wrongdoing? What passages does he quote that promote always refraining from
retaliation? See sections I and II.
2. Explain the difference between the kingdom of God and the kingdom of the world,
and why neither exists without the other. See sections III, IV and V.
3. How does Luther reconcile the apparent contradiction between the duty to be forgive