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By Martin Luther

"Luther's transformational thought of justification by means of religion on my own used to be usually misunderstood and misrepresented within the early years of the Reformation. In 1520, along with his Wittenberg congregation in brain, Luther got down to make clear the biblical origin of excellent works. In doing so he recast the very definitions of 'sacred' and 'secular' either for his personal iteration and ours. Treatise on sturdy works is the second one of an Read more...

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With their pretentious displays, they lead countless people astray, strip them of faith, and leave them woefully seduced, blubbering in their fantasies. ”60 These verses and others like them have caused me, and should cause others, to reject that pompous display of bulls, seals, and banners surrounding indulgences, with which the poor laity are enticed to build churches, make contributions, set up endowments, and offer prayers, even as faith is passed over in silence or, better said, completely suppressed.

2nd ed. Frankfurt am Main: Insel, 1983, 38–149. On the advice of Spalatin, Luther decided to dedicate the treatise to Duke John, the brother of Luther’s first prince, Elector Frederick of Saxony. After Luther was excommunicated and declared an outlaw in the Holy Roman Empire in 1521, Elector Frederick protected Luther and allowed the Reformation to gain a tenuous foothold first in Wittenberg and then throughout his part of Saxony. After four years, however, while the Reformation was still far from established, Elector Frederick died without leaving a child suitable for ruling and Duke John became the new elector.

That is, from preaching and writing for laity. 16. The “faith itself” is the Apostles’ Creed, for which Luther published an explanation in 1520 along with explanations of the Ten Commandments and the Lord’s Prayer that had been printed in 1518 and 1519 (WA 7:194–229). , Princeton Theological Seminary, 2008), ch. 2. Martin Luther’s Introduction 1. We should know, first of all, that no good works exist other than those that God has commanded, just as there is no sin other than what God has forbidden.

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