Birthday: November 10, 1483
Date of Death: Feburary 18, 1546
Major Protests Against the Church
Not to break with church, but reform it. In 1517, he nailed 95 Theses to the church door. ( Written in Latin)
He was commited to the idea that salvation could be reached through faith and by devine grace only.
The area that he had the most impact on was Germany and some in Rome.
Quotes by Luther
"Pray, and let God worry".
"Everything that is done in the world is done by hope".
"For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel".
"Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave".
"To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing".
Major Works produced by Luther
95 Theses (1517)
Appeal to the German Nobility (1520)
The Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520)
The Freedom of a Christian (1520)
Luther's German Bible (1522)
1.) How old did Martin Luther live to be?
2.) What kind of professer was he?
3.) Describe his thoughts on the church.
4.) Describe his kind of artwork.