Martin Luther And His Influence On Peasant Results

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Professori Mark Borcija History 1111 Rezvan Ngalla December 11, 2015 Martin Luther and His Influence on Peasant Results Martin Luther was one of the most influential people in Christian history, when he began the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century. He questioned some of the basic beliefs and principles of the Roman Catholic church and his followers split from the Roman Catholic to begin the protestant tradition. Martin Luther spent a few years at the monastery and finally became an Augustinian monk. Martin Luther gained religious enlightenment through the studies of the scriptures. Martin Luther believed that the key to spiritual salvation was not the fear of God but the believe that faith alone will bring salvation. This thinking set the motion for the reformation. It led to one event after another and also peasant revolts. The following paragraph explain how Martin Luther influenced peasant revolts. Martin Luther had written a series of pamphlets explaining his position and in these, he articulated three "Protestant Principles". The first, as I mentioned earlier, was that salvation is by faith alone. The second was that the Bible is the primary authority a Christian must obey. Not the pope or the tradition of the church. and the third was that every Christian has a direct relationship with God and that they don 't need the church or priests to act as mediators (Frankforter, pg. 384). These words, written by Martin Luther will later reverberate in
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