The Protestant Refromation

Martin Luther and his 95 theses

the start of the refrmation

~Many catholic priests and bishops sold Tariffs

~Tariffs are were believed as a way to pay off your sins

~This spread across all of Germany and most of Europe

~the pope began selling tariffs

Martin luther

~Born and raised in Germany

~Like most people of this time, he was afraid of religion

~He became a monk to escape his fear

~Was against the tariffs and led the Reformation

~He wrote the 95 these stating how the Christian people should pray

~This later led to the beginning of the protestants and lutherans

The 95 Theses

1. "Our lord and Master Jesus Christ when he said, 'do penance' in Matthew 4:17, willed that the whole life of believers should be repentance."

2. "This word cannot be understood to mean sacramental penance, confession and satisfaction, which is administrated by the priests."