Some of Luther’s Ideas in ‘On the Freedom of a Christian’

In reading a selection from Martin Luther’s On the Freedom of a Christian Luther expressed many of his views on just what the title of his book states: the freedom of a Christian. First, Luther says that a Christian should live by faith in God alone rather than completing works.  He says that by doing … More Some of Luther’s Ideas in ‘On the Freedom of a Christian’

The Ninety-Five Theses

  The Ninety-Five Theses was a document written by Martin Luther published in the year 1517.  Luther wrote this document in order to get a message across to the Catholic Church.  He believed that the practice of selling indulgences was completely outrageous, so he wrote the Ninety-Five Theses as a sort of argument against the … More The Ninety-Five Theses