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Luther worksheet - ments 2 What was “divine hiddenness”...

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HIST 122 DON Susan E. Schreiner, “Appearances and Reality in Luther, Montaigne, and Shakespeare,” The Journal of Religion, vol. 83, no. 3 (July 2003): 345-380. In JStor, access this article and download it. Below are the questions you should address for our next seminar. Please number and type the questions and follow with you answers. You should have about 3 pages, single spaced. Now I know that this is a tricky article, but you should be able to unpack this author’s argument by making sure that you answer these questions closely. 1. Why was Luther’s concept of the devil such an important support for his reform argu-
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Unformatted text preview: ments? 2. What was “divine hiddenness”? 3. What was the greatest burden for the Christian faithful in a tricky and illusionary modern world? 4. Why was the idolatrous world so effective and seductive and how were good works associ-ated with it? 5. Why were Abraham and Noah good examples for the Christian faithful? 6. Write out simple comparative statements about the relationship between Luther’s thinking and that of Montaigne and Shakespeare with regard to illusion in the modern world....
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