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Martin Luther
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As stated in "Selections from the Table Talk: Introduction by Professor Henry Morley" (MobileReference, 2010), this quote may be apocryphal, as only the last four words appear in contemporaneous accounts.
Martin Luther
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Variant translation: "In this Book thou findest the swaddling-clothes and the manger wherein the Christ is laid." - Watchwords for the warfare of life, Volume 1, From Doctor Martin Luther, translated by Elizabeth Rundle Charles (1869)


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Born: November 10, 1483

Died: February 18, 1546 (aged 62)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Leader, monk, priest, theologian, professor

Bio: 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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