Martin Luther Takes A Stand Analysis

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13-1 Martin Luther Takes a Stand
Martin Luther, Ninety-five Theses on the Power of Indulgences (1517)
Many interpret the thesis 36 of Luther as an attack on the papacy because the thesis 36 indirectly denied the right to remit plenarily the punishment and guilt, which only place in the pope.
1. According to the theses, Luther showed the leader of the church failed to teach true Christian doctrine in the ways, which relate to without the penance, using the money to buy pardons, and fearing punishments of God for sins. Luther pointed that the Church officials taught everyone can really buy their way into the kingdom of God. The pope had the power to set limits or stop the forms of penitent repression imposed by the church, but he cannot bring

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