Martin Luther's Reformation Of The Catholic Church

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During the fifteenth century the Catholic Church was in control of everything and believed that law was the way to keep order. Then, a reformer named Martin Luther came amidst. Although Martin Luther disagreed with the practice of indulgences, distrust in different powers through religions, and salvation through good works, he took action and wrote his 95 theses, affecting people politically, socially, and economically, all of which led to a reformation of the Catholic Church and new faith.
In 1517, many citizens of Germany had many political views about Luther. Despite Luther facing protests and riots against his beliefs, he was able to give people a different vision of faith. After the time that Luther transcribed the Bible, he traveled
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Although Luther was not the kind to crave attention and to be involved with other issues, he was able to help others understand what side he took with social controversies. With the assistance of the printing press, he was able to spread his message all across Germany, and greatly boosted his popularity. German Peasants sided heavily with Luther, after his writing, “A Christian man is the most free lord of all and subject to none.” In his writing Luther goes into detail about how Christians were,” (Travis Loeslie) chained to christ and beings must serve him to attain salvation, which soon to be Christian Freedom. The peasants sided with his writing on the Twelve Articles, and claimed, “They took the land from villagers, and increased taxes. So they decided to side with Luther since they thought he proved their demands worked alongside the scripture,” In response, they rebelled. Luther was not in agreement with with the Peasants because, “They were trying to prove their point themselves and be the dictators of their own decisions. They were also Christian, but did not use the Christian name for a good purpose.” Lohse(55) He disagreed with the Upper class because of their policy and oppression, which was the cause of unfairness to the peasants. Another aspect, was by translating the bible, there became a need for education. Martin translated the…show more content…
Luther’s main objective was to get his point across to everyone and save the world, not reform it. Luther was in favor of the monarchy, order, and social classes controlling themselves. He also helped influence of Universities, and according to Marginal Revolution, “ Students studied theology as a means of getting degrees. Then after the students would look for occupations in regard to what their studying. Luther was able to help influence more people to study the word of god, and to have a better education by reading the scripture.
Luther was also able to impact the church, by having them lose a large amount of power, and science, having being controlled

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