Martin Luther

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Martin Luther University of Erfurt Sacraments Saxony Frederick the Wise Wittenburg Romans 1:17 Pope Leo X Treasury of Merit Albert von Hohenzollern Mainz Magdeburg John Tetzel Castle Church 95 Theses Good works Original sin Charles V Peasants’ Revolt Francis I Ottoman Empire Sulieman the Magnificent Cujus region, ejus religio Early Years and Ideas Born in a small German village in 1483, his family was quite successful Father decided that Martin should go to law school At about 17 he went to university of Erfurt Martin became a monk instead At the monastery, Martin was filled with self-doubt—he had serious theological, philosophical, come might say psychological, problems The problem the church said that to be saved one must pray, take the sacraments, do good works, practice humility, avoid sin Luther had trouble following these rules As a Catholic you commit the sin by just thinking about committing the sin But Martin came to believe that sin was unavoidable. Worried that he was not savable b/c he always had the thoughts in his mind
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