Essay Assignment #3 - Examination of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses When Martin Luther quotes \u201ca false assurance of peace its very evident on

Essay Assignment #3 - Examination of Martin Luther's...

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Examination of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses When Martin Luther quotes “a false assurance of peace its very evident on what he is speaking about the indulgences that the pope grants. Indulgences basically grant people to sin without having to pay penance or have punishment. A power the pope should not be able to grant. By the end of the Reformation the penance was also attached with a fee or payment. So you could just pay instead of actually get punished. Seems like a little bit of a get rich scheme from the cathlolic church at the time. When Martin Luther talks about the idea of penance, he talks about that paying penance is key and central to christian life. He felt that Jesus did not obligate people to pay penance, it was more of a “trust the process” thing. More of a if you are a true believer then you will perform this. While the church decided to just work in a payment or offering instead of penance and Luther felt that people didn't really feel guilty for their sins that way. They didn't feel like

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