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The Reformation. Martin Luther and 95 Theses. Martin Luther. An Augustinian Monk and professor at Wittenberg University He began questioning his relationship with God through the Church.

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the reformation

The Reformation

Martin Luther and 95 Theses

martin luther
Martin Luther
  • An Augustinian Monk and professor at Wittenberg University
  • He began questioning his relationship with God through the Church
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While reading the New Testament of the Bible he came across Ephesians 2:8-9 and wrote beside it “Fide Sola”  by faith alone
    • 8For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9Not of works, lest any man should boast.(King James version)
  • This signalled a major theological break from the Roman Catholic church
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Luther then came up with the phrase “Sola Scriptura”  by scripture alone
  • Luther stressed reading the bible, inner peace and a personal relationship with God
  • Faith is no longer looking up but looking in
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October 31, 1517, Luther posts his 95 Theses to the door of the university
  • http://www1.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=123559
  • Theses: papal authority is questioned and Indulgences are renounced
  • Luther is excommunicated by Pope

Leo X

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He is called before the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V at the Diet of Worms (Vormss) to renounce his claims
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5P7QkHCfaI
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He is kidnapped by the Prince of Saxony, and hid in a castle where he translated the bible into German
  • Thanks to the printing press his 95 Theses were spread across Europe
  • Faith becomes a matter for personal interpretation and reflection
effects of the 95 theses
Effects of the 95 Theses
  • Lutheranism emerges in 1517 but then people begin to questions his interpretation of the Bible and the role of the Church
  • Calvinism emerges in 1536
  • Baptists, anti-Baptists & Methodists emerge etc.
  • The fragmentation of Christianity emerges in Europe
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