Monks By Richard Marius Summary

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This book was written by Richard Marius 1999 and published by the Belknap press of the Harvard University Press.
Martin Luther joined an Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt, Germany. His reason for becoming a monk was because he wanted to be prepared for the day of judgement between God and himself. On top of that, he wanted to secure his salvation and devout his life to God. In the monastery, people like Martin Luther strived for God's approval and blessings. Rituals, prayers, and services were attended in order to overcome the devil and to receive God’s blessings. Monks lived a life separated from the rest of the world. He meditated on the Word of God many times and never failed to participate in evangelism by spreading God's word.
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