1 The indulgences which the preachers cry as the greatest graces are known to

1 the indulgences which the preachers cry as the

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1. The indulgences which the preachers cry as the "greatest graces" are known to be truly such, in so far as they promote gain. 75. To think the papal pardons so great that they could absolve a man even if he had committed an impossible sin and violated the Mother of God -- this is mad- ness. 1. We say, on the contrary, that the papal pardons are not able to remove the very least of venial sins, so far as its guilt is concerned. Document Discussion Questions – 1.What does Luther say is the true treasure of the church? 2.What does Luther say about buying pardons (indulgences)? 3.Judging from all of these, what is Luther’s opinion on the position of the pope?
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