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Courtney Francis 12-14-19 Martin Luther: The People's Court Martin Luther's action of nailing his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg is completely excusable as he held massive courage to bring his opinions to such high authority of the papacy. Martin Luther does not agree with how the church was ruling in some ways, he has come to openly say that the pope did not have any power to punish due to sin. Luther has come to the conclusion that the indulgences are just ways for the church to collect money for their own use. Martin Luther should not be punished for voicing his own opinions to help others as it took courage that most people could not find in themselves. Martin Luther doesn't think that a priest or the Pope has the power of salvation of souls. He does not believe that buying an indulgence from the church will allow for your sin to go away and for your soul to be redeemed. Martin Luther instead believes that the church has been using the trick of indulgences to scam their followers out of money by telling them they will be freeing themselves of sin and will still go to heaven. That means that the money that the church
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