Martin Luther

Martin Luther

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: German

Occupation: Leader, monk, priest, theologian, professor

Biography: Martin Luther was a German monk, priest, professor of theology and iconic figure of the Protestant Reformation. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money. He confronted indulgence salesman Johann Tetzel with his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517.

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Source/Notes: The table talk or familiar discourse of Martin Luther, tr. by W. Hazlitt (1848 edition)

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