Martin Luther

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Martin Luther
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Luther in 1533 bi Lucas Cranach the Elder
Born 10 November 1483(1483-11-10)
Eisleben, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire
Died 18 Februar 1546(1546-02-18) (aged 62)
Eisleben, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire
Thrift Monk, Priest, Theologian, Professor
Notable wirk(s) The Ninety-Five Theses, Luther's Lairge Catechism,
Luther's Smaa Catechism, On the Freedom o a Christian
Hauf-marrae(s) Katharina von Bora
Childer Hans (Johannes), Elisabeth, Magdalena, Martin, Paul, Margarethe
Theological work
Signatur Martin Luther Signature.svg

Martin Luther OSA (German: [ˈmaɐ̯tiːn ˈlʊtɐ] ( listen); 10 November 1483 – 18 Februar 1546) wis a German monk, umwhile Catholic priest, professor o theology an seminal figure o a reform movement in 16t century Christianity, subsequently kent as the Protestant Reformation.[1] He strangly disputit the claim that freedom frae God's punishment for sin could be purchased wi monetary values. He confrontit indulgence salesman Johann Tetzel, a Dominican friar, wi his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517. His refusal tae retract aw o his writins at the demand o Pape Leo X in 1520 an the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diet o Worms in 1521 resultit in his excommunication bi the Pape an condemnation as an ootlaw bi the Emperor.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Plass, Ewald M. (1959). "Monasticism". What Luther Says: An Anthology. 2. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House. p. 964.