The Reformation Dbq

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In the 1500s, there was a movement called the Reformation, which basically changed the thinking about the churches. There was a man named Martin Luther, one day he visited Rome, and what was happening there digusted him, the people of Rome were buying indulgences. The people were told that if you indulgences, then that was your get out of hell free card, meaning you didn’t have to go to purgatory or anything. Also you had to visit religious artifacts which also helped with your sins. Now that didn’t seem right to Luther, because according to the bible, the only way God could forgive was through faith. Martin Lutner had an idea and that was to write the 95 thesis, which questioned the pope and the church, and to rewrite the bible in German so

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