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Martin Luther's 95 Theses

It has been said that Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation by nailing 95 theses to the chapel door at the university of Wittenberg. If that is true, then the content of Luther’s theses is quite lackluster. 3,168 more words

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19 Rome’s Theologian Shatters the Peace #reformationteachingresources

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Luther had signed a promise not to write or speak any more about indulgences, as long as his opponents left him alone. 528 more words


17 Luther Flees Augsburg

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After the third meeting between Luther and de Vio, the cardinal called Staupitz, Luther’s superior, to meet with him. 593 more words


16 Luther and De Vio

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Staupitz, the Augustinian Superior and Luther’s friend, felt anxious for Luther. He urged Spalatin, Frederick the Wise’s secretary, to encourage Frederick to make his states safe for Luther and his followers. 715 more words

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15 The Frightening Summons

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The pope decided it was time to do something about Martin Luther. He sent a messenger to Germany with the message that Luther had 60 days to be in Rome to be judged.   456 more words


14 Reaction to Luther’s Theses

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No one came to discuss Luther’s Theses with him the next day. But all over Germany, people were talking among themselves about them. 501 more words

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