Episode 21: Martin Luther - The 95 Theses
CHRISTIAN HISTORY - LINEAGE (Series 1) • 4m 59s
October 31, 1517 Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church. He penned the document attacking the Catholic Church’s corrupt practice of selling “indulgences” to forgive sin.. His “95 Theses, promoted two central beliefs—that the Bible is the central religious authority and that humans have salvation only by their faith and not by their deeds—it was to spark the Protestant Reformation.
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Episode 23 - Martin Luther- Here I Stand
Martin Luther took on the might of the church of his time. What happened next would prove revolutionary for the Christian church and its future growth.
Episode 24 - Martin Luther: Captured ...
Martin Luther continues to plow into the opposition, it will end badly for one of them!