Martin Luther was a German monk who forever changed Christianity when he nailed his '95 Theses' to a church door in 1517, sparking the Protestant Reformation. After he sent a copy of the theses to Albert of Mainz (who sent a copy to Pope Leo), Luther continued to write, elaborating on the issues raised. Fortress Press. The 95 Theses A Summary of the 95 Theses.


For example, the first five opening theses discuss the nature of repentance, which according to Luther is more a spiritual resolution than an external system of confession.

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On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. 65. Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses were originally intended to spark reform within the Catholic Church by identifying what Luther saw as departures from Biblical precepts. The Sale of Indulgences. Join us on Wednesday October 18th, 2017 at 7pm as we study Martin Luther’s 95 Theses..

In this episode, Dr. David Powlison discusses the weight of the first of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses on counseling today.

1. In his theses, Luther condemned the excesses and corruption of the Roman Catholic Church, especially the papal practice of asking payment, called "indulgences", for the forgiveness of sins. Here are a few highlights: In thesis 21, Luther accused the preachers of indulgences of misleading the people. Martin Luther’s First Psalm Lectures and the Canonical Shape of the Hebrew Psalter by Brian Thomas German A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Wycliffe College and the Biblical Studies Department of the Toronto School of Theology In partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theology

The liberal promise of freedom from penalty was leading them astray.

While the treasure of indulgence is deservedly most agreeable, for it makes the last to be first.

The next theses, from 5 to 7 talk about the limited jurisdiction of the Pope over releasing people from sin or guilt. Part 1: On “General Thanksgiving” from the Book of Common Prayer. Martin Luther’s First Psalm Lectures and the Canonical Shape of the Hebrew Psalter by Brian Thomas German A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Wycliffe College and the Biblical Studies Department of the Toronto School of Theology In partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theology The Ninety-Five Thesis on the Power of Indulgences were written by Martin Luther in 1517 and are widely regarded as the primary means for the Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther wrote his 95 theses in 1517 as a protest against the selling of indulgences.
This session considers Luther’s first and second theses, and their summary of the essence of the Reformation: the authority of the Bible versus the authority of the Roman Catholic Church.