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Definitions

  1. Luther was a member of it; he first lectured on philosophy, and from 1509 he lectured also on theology. (Web site)
  2. Luther, the prophet among the Reformers, worked tirelessly on his new theology, but he often lacked a systemized approach. (Web site)
  3. Luther was the first voice of the Protestant Reformation. (Web site)
  4. Luther was the theologian and his close friend Philipp Melanchthon (1497–1560) was the organizer. (Web site)
  5. Luther was the lead guitar player for Johnny Cash from 1955 until 1968. (Web site)

Professor

  1. Luther himself had been trained as a professor of the Bible and was teaching Bible at the University of Wittenberg when the Bible changed him.
  2. Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560), German theologian, professor at the University of Wittenberg, author, Reformation leader, and close friend of Martin Luther.

Priest

  1. Martin Luther (November 10, 1483 – February 18, 1546) was a German monk,[1] priest, professor, theologian, and church reformer. (Web site)
  2. The propers for the commemoration of Martin Luther, Priest and Reformer, are published on the Lectionary Page website.

Archbishop

  1. Johann Eck, an assistant of Archbishop of Trier, presented Luther with a table filled with copies of his writings. (Web site)

Beliefs

  1. Luther showed little respect for the beliefs of Erasmus of Rotterdam when he wrote his diatribe, The Bondage of the Will.
  2. It contains works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans, as well as providing information on Lutheran doctrines and beliefs.
  3. The paper studies the history and beliefs of theologist, Martin Luther, the founder of the Lutheran Church.

Christians

  1. Like all other Christians, Luther read the Bible, and in these years his biblical studies became more and more important to him. (Web site)
  2. Martin Luther is a hero of the faith for all Christians.
  3. According to Luther, Christians should simply be called Christians, not Lutherans or Calvinists.

Papacy

  1. First of all, when the Papacy excommunicated the first members of the reformation, it was Martin Luther and the Lutherans who were expelled.

Rome

  1. First, the Dominican theologian Sylvester Mazzolini drafted a heresy case against Luther, whom Leo then summoned to Rome. (Web site)
  2. The posting of the famous "ninety-five theses" by Martin Luther foreshadowed his break, complete and final by the spring of 1522, with the Church of Rome. (Web site)
  3. A visit to these steps was recorded as one of the sites that Martin Luther visited when he was called by the Pope to Rome.

Ban

  1. It placed Luther under the ban of the empire and ordered the destruction of his writings. (Web site)

Door

  1. And I would watch Martin Luther as he tacked his ninety-five theses on the door at the church in Wittenberg.
  2. It was on the door of this church that Martin Luther posted his 95 theses criticizing the Roman Catholic Church in 1517.
  3. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the door of the Cathedral of Wittenberg, Germany.

Books

  1. Between 1517 and 1520, Luther preached and published his criticisms of what he considered false doctrine of the church of his day in books and pamphlets. (Web site)
  2. The number of books attributed to Martin Luther is nothing short of impressive. (Web site)
  3. James Luther Adams did not write books. (Web site)

Testament

  1. During the meeting the Hansons were shown the original handwritten Last Will and Testament of Luther, a document that was written in the 1540s. (Web site)
  2. Martin Luther 's movement began in the year following the publication of the New Testament and tested Erasmus's character. (Web site)
  3. It is a testament to the greatness of Martin Luther King Jr.

Life

  1. Luther brought new life and renewal to the church of his day.
  2. World of Martin Luther sets the times of Luther (an age of discovery) and shows the major events and turning points in his life.
  3. The paper is basically a life and times work on Zwingli, but details his involvement in the Reformation and his thoughts and disputes with Martin Luther. (Web site)

Jesus

  1. This movement, sparked primarily by Martin Luther sought to rid the Church of non-Biblical trappings, returning to a purer, Biblical, worship of Jesus.
  2. Jesus has been explained notably by Paul of Tarsus, Augustine of Hippo, Martin Luther, and more recently by C.S. Lewis.
  3. Martin Luther said that Jesus is present “in, with, and under” the bread and wine.

Followers

  1. Even though Luther and Calvin had very similar theological teachings, the relationship between their followers turned quickly to conflict. (Web site)
  2. Feared and hated by Luther and Melanchthon (who claimed that the devil accompanied Faust in the form of a dog), his followers induced him to teach.
  3. In the sixteenth century the followers of Martin Luther established the evangelical churches of Germany and Scandinavia. (Web site)

Sin

  1. For Luther the five tyrants or enemies from which Christ on the cross delivered humankind were wrath, sin, Satan, law, and death. (Web site)
  2. For, according to Luther, man remains a sinner even after his justification, and can never free himself from sin. (Web site)

Grace

  1. It is God's Word that makes the Lord's Supper a sacrament, and Luther taught that this means of grace is to be received in faith.
  2. Grace says, 'believe in this,' and everything is already done." - Martin Luther "If Christ is risen, nothing else matters.

Frederick

  1. Frederick the Wise was a very devout Catholic, but only protected Luther in hopes of obtaining greater political autonomy from the Church.
  2. Frederick contended that Luther was not likely to receive a fair trial in Rome.
  3. Despite the fact that Frederick did not wish Luther to return to Wittenburg, Luther nevertheless successfully controlled a potentially rebellious situation. (Web site)

Princes

  1. With Luther the movement was welcomed by the princes; but it had begun as communist anarchism, advocated and put into practice in some places.
  2. Because of the close ties between the hereditary nobility and the princes of the Church that Luther condemned, this is not surprising. (Web site)
  3. Luther himself, to escape anarchy, placed all authority in the hands of the princes". (Web site)

Bull

  1. Luther defied them, publicly burned the bull of excommunication, and issued vigorous pamphlets assailing the papacy and the doctrine of the sacraments.
  2. Luther replied by burning the bull and volumes of canon law in a bonfire at Wittenberg.
  3. In a dramatic renunciation of papal authority, Luther held a public burning of the bull and of the canon law. (Web site)

Pope

  1. While the Pope may have conceded some of the points, he did not like the challenge to his authority so he summoned Luther to Rome to answer these.
  2. Threatened with excommunication by the pope, Luther publicly burned the bull, or papal decree, of excommunication and with it a volume of canon law.
  3. Luther also gained some powerful enemies, including the Pope in Rome and the youthful Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

Scriptures

  1. Luther decided that those who followed his reformation of the Church would use the Hebrew version of the scriptures. (Web site)
  2. Martin Luther and the Book of Concord taught that the Scriptures were the Word of God, and that it is the only reliable guide for faith and practice. (Web site)

Scripture

  1. Hence, Luther, when he takes the humanist to task, begins with a positive setting forth of the doctrine of Scripture. (Web site)
  2. Luther recognized that the authority of Scripture was valid even where it was opposed by pope, council, or tradition. (Web site)
  3. At the Reformation the vast authority of Luther was thrown in favour of the literal acceptance of Scripture as the main source of natural science.

Philipp Melanchthon

  1. With Philipp Melanchthon and others, Luther organized the Evangelical churches in the German territories whose princes supported him. (Web site)
  2. Consubstantiation is commonly-though erroneously-associated with the teachings of Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon.
  3. In 1545 Chemnitz accompanied his cousin Georg Sabinus to school in Wittenberg (1545-47) where he studied under Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon.

Lutheran Church

  1. The Lutheran church is a direct result of the Protestant Reformation begun in 1517 by Martin Luther in Wittenberg, Germany.
  2. I had always been given the impression as a youngster in the Lutheran church that whatever Luther believed, that's what Lutherans believed. (Web site)
  3. When Martin Luther founded the Lutheran Church, he and his followers were persecuted and sometimes killed as heretics. (Web site)

Reforms

  1. Although Luther still considered his activities as directed toward reforms within the church, his opponents found his ideas heretical. (Web site)
  2. He and other German princes supported Luther and adopted his reforms as it was a way that they could free themselves from the control of the papacy.
  3. Some leaders within Pietism believed that Luther had made a good beginning, but hadn't gone far enough in his reforms.

Reform

  1. Even before that, Martin Luther sought reform for the church in the 16th century, laying the framework for our beliefs. (Web site)
  2. The Church's power was further weakened by the Protestant Reformation of Martin Luther, a result of the lack of reform within the Church. (Web site)
  3. Luther came out of hiding and returned to Wittenburg when some misguided leaders sought to bring reform by force in that town. (Web site)

Gospel

  1. According to Luther, societal arrangements should be preserved within the Church, lest we give scandal to the Gospel. (Web site)
  2. Walther once again recapitulates Luther when he insists that only the Gospel brings Christ’s benefits.
  3. Luther even stated that he would have happily yielded every point of dispute to the Pope, if only the Pope had affirmed the gospel.

Hymns

  1. Luther and his followers often used their hymns, or chorales, to teach tenets of the faith to worshipers. (Web site)
  2. Martin Luther composed a number of hymns in the 16th century, reportedly borrowing some of their melodies from popular tavern drinking songs of that period.

Father

  1. Talking about the Mormon Church and racial discrimination, he said: "My father and I marched with Martin Luther King Jr.
  2. His father, Luther Allison was a Chicago blues legend in both the United States and abroad. (Web site)
  3. And while the pope at least called Luther "a father of faith" Austrian protestants worship the enlightened catholic Joseph II like their second saint.

Religious Reformer

  1. Luther, Martin German theologian and religious reformer who was the catalyst of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation.

Salvation

  1. In 1738, inspired by the theology of Martin Luther, both men had a religious experience that convinced them that salvation was possible through faith alone. (Web site)
  2. In the Reformation, Martin Luther had re-discovered the long-suppressed doctrine of salvation by faith.
  3. By free choice, Luther understands Erasmus to refer to man's ability to do that which is good toward salvation. (Web site)

Augsburg

  1. Church of Denmark and Church of Norway have only adopted the three ancient Creeds, the Confession of Augsburg and the Small Catechism of Martin Luther. (Web site)
  2. In a deal partially brokered by Luther, Ducal Prussia became the first Protestant state, anticipating the dispensations of the Peace of Augsburg of 1555.
  3. Luther approved of the Confession, but could not come to Augsburg because he was under imperial ban. (Web site)

Emperor Charles

  1. Luther preached there while traveling to and from the Diet of Worms, where he was called by Emperor Charles V to answer the charge of heresy. (Web site)

Debate

  1. Refusing to do so, Luther returned to Wittenberg, where, in the next year, he agreed to a debate with the theologian Johann Eck. (Web site)
  2. In a debate with Catholic professor and theologian Johann Eck in Leipzig in July 1519, Luther went one step further.
  3. Erasmus and later figures like Martin Luther and Zwingli would emerge from this debate and eventually contribute to another major schism of Christendom. (Web site)

Disputation

  1. When Johann Eck challenged Luther's colleague Carlstadt to a disputation at Leipzig, Luther joined in the debate (27 June-18 July 1519). (Web site)
  2. In June and July 1519 he staged a disputation with Luther's colleague Andreas Karlstadt at Leipzig and invited Luther to speak. (Web site)
  3. He enclosed in his letter a copy of his "Disputation of Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences," which came to be known as The 95 Theses. (Web site)

God

  1. Luther taught that salvation is a free gift of God and received only through true faith in Jesus as redeemer from sin.
  2. And Luther says: "The Word of God shall establish articles of faith and no one else, not even an angel" (SA, II, ii, 15). (Web site)
  3. If, as Luther declared at the Diet of Worms, "My conscience is bound by the Word of God," then you need to struggle with these things.

Eck

  1. Eck asked Luther if the books were his and if he still believed what these works taught. (Web site)
  2. It was Eck who argued that the beliefs of Martin Luther and Jan Hus were similar.

Catholic Church

  1. Between 1517 and 1520, Luther preached and published his scathing criticisms of the Catholic Church in books and pamphlets.
  2. Results of the Lutheran Reformation Luther and his followers began a large exodus from the Catholic Church known as the Protestant Reformation.
  3. If you are a Lutheran, your religion was founded by Martin Luther, an ex-monk of the Catholic Church, in the year 1517. (Web site)

Protestant Movement

  1. In turn Luther's division from the church is where most historians place the beginning of the Protestant movement. (Web site)
  2. The Lutheran movement, based on the teachings of Martin Luther, was the earliest major Protestant movement.
  3. These vast differences are what caused Martin Luther to break with the Roman Catholic Church and to start the Protestant Movement. (Web site)

Saxony

  1. Prince Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, obtained a safe conduct for Luther to and from the meeting. (Web site)
  2. On the eve of All Saints' Day in 1517, Martin Luther, a professor of theology at Wittenberg University in Saxony, posted ninety-five theses on a church door. (Web site)
  3. A huge schism was unintentionally founded by the posting of Martin Luther 's 95 Theses in Saxony on October 31, 1517.

Eisenach

  1. Then of course, there is that other famous son of Eisenach - Martin Luther.

Papal Bull

  1. On October 10, 1520, Luther received a papal bull (official proclamation from the Pope). (Web site)
  2. Finally, the papal bull called the Exsurge Domine was issued in 1520, calling on Luther to condemn and abandon his ideas. (Web site)
  3. It was October 1520 before the Papal bull finally reached Luther.

Imperial Diet

  1. By 1521 Eck secured a papal bull (decree) condemning Luther, and Luther was summoned to the Imperial Diet at Worms in 1521 to answer the charges against him. (Web site)
  2. Although condemned by the church, Luther still received a hearing before an imperial diet at Worms in April, 1521. (Web site)
  3. The Elector Frederick persuaded the pope to have Luther examined at Augsburg, where the Imperial Diet was held. (Web site)

Charles

  1. In 1520 the pope issued a bull of excommunication against Luther, and the Holy Roman emperor, Charles V, thundered against the rebel.
  2. Though he condemned Martin Luther at Worms, Charles was later tolerant of Luther and his followers for political reasons.
  3. Charles was induced to summon Luther, who arrived at Worms under a safe-conduct on Apr. (Web site)

Holy Roman Emperor Charles

  1. Luther made the journey bearing letters of safe conduct issued by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and various German princes. (Web site)
  2. Luther also gained some powerful enemies, including the Pope in Rome and the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. (Web site)

Catechisms

  1. Helpful also are the Augsburg Confession, Luther´s two catechisms, the Schmalkald Articles and the Formula of Concord.
  2. Among the particular Lutheran Confessions the two catechisms of Dr. Martin Luther are the earliest. (Web site)

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