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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/6/10 Martin Luther Sarah Benton Early Modern European History Online, Winterim 2009 4/6/10 Introduction  Author of “95 Theses”.  List of ideas to change and modernize the Catholic Church.  Led a modern day crusade against the downfalls of the Church and its members.  Is hailed as the “Father of 4/6/10 95 Theses  Luther had several major issues that he outlined in his “95 Theses”, including:  Selling of indulgences  Nepotism in the appointment of Church officials  False information 4/6/10 Luther’s Early Life (1505- 1520)  Attended University, but decided to become a Priest instead of a lawyer.  In doing this, saw the flawed Church system up close  Wrote “The Disputation of Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences”, also known as the “95 Theses”.  Legend has it that Luther nailed this document to the front 4/6/10 After “95 Theses”  Luther faced excommunication and criminal charges due to the “95 Theses”.  The Vatican rejected 41 of his ideas, and declared he would be punished unless he recanted them.  Luther was sentenced in 1521.  Declared a criminal, and a legal bounty was placed on his head. 4/6/10 Escape from Wittenburg  Luther was given safe passage to a friend’s castle, where he spent 14 months in hiding.he spent 14 months in hiding....
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