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Martin Luther Research Paper

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Martin Luther was born In Germany 1483, November 10th in Eisleben, Saxony, in modern southeast Germany. He began his education in Mansfield. As he grew older till the age of 14 he moved to Magdeburg to continue his studies and education. In 1498 he returned to his home town to Eisleben and enrolled in another school and studied grammar, rhetoric and logic. 1501 Martin Luther entered the University of Erfurt and received a degree of the arts and looked towards being a lawyer later on to his future. In July 1505, Luther had a life-changing experience that set him on a new course. Caught in a horrific thunderstorm where he feared for his life, Luther cried out to St. Anne, the patron saint of miners, “Save me, St. Anne, and I’ll become a monk!”…show more content…
Martin Luther found it very disturbing and was discouraged by priests, Martin later returned home to Germany. He enrolled in the University of Wittenberg. Martin excelled in his studies and received a doctorate, becoming a professor of theology at the university. While he studied scripting he enjoyed it and began to find it enjoyable and found the joy and love in religion. In 1513, he began to read lectures and found so much joy in doing so. Martin Luther soon became very angry as Pope Leo the 10th announced a new round of new indulgences. Resulting in Martin Luther pinning a 95 line theses on the chapel door. After 2 weeks’ time the 95 theses had spread throughout Germany. There was a meeting with Martin Luther and Cardinal Thomas Cajetan in Augsburg and Martin stopped the indulgences if Martin was ordered to take the 95 theses down by the authority of the pope. He denied this offer and was told he would be excommunicated if he did not take them down. Martin Luther continued to lecture and write in Wittenberg about how the Pope had no authority to interpret the scriptures. Martin was getting exclusively warned about
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