On November 10, 1483, In Eisleben, Saxony (What Is Now

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On November 10, 1483, in Eisleben, Saxony (what is now Germany), Hans and Margarethe Luther welcomed a son. The following morning, the Luther 's baptized their newborn son. Traditionally Catholics of the period named their children after a saint. Thus, the child received the name Martin as November 11 is the feast day of St. Martin of Tours. The Luther family moved to Mansfield in 1484 and once Martin was old enough to attend a school he began his elementary schooling there. Once Luther completed this primary education he began his next level of instruction in Magdeburg, which is north of Eisleben, and finally, he attended grammar school in Eisenach itself. Luther 's father desired Martin to study law so that Martin would by guided into a…show more content…
In 1517, Luther created a document for debate with the church. The document, known as the Ninety-five Theses, outlined what Luther saw were discrepancies between the actions of the church and what Scripture teaches. He nailed the paper to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg on October 31, 1517. Albert, the Archbishop of Mainz and Magdeburg, received a copy of the document the same day. (McKim 8) The church proceeded to charge Luther with heresy and over the course of the next three years, he faced several panels. Finally, in 1520, the pope excommunicated Luther and fearing for his life, Luther went into hiding. During this time, Luther married a former nun named Katharina von Bora. During 1524 - 1526, Luther came out of hiding to oppose a revolt lead by the peasants in Germany which the other Protestant clergy supported.
Finally, during 1531 - 1546 Luther 's health began to wane. Luther was busy struggling with the conflict which was developing in the Reformation movement. As time progressed, his writings became more judgmental of other people. Toward the end of his life, his writings became anti-Semitic, calling for the deportation of all Jews from Germany. On February 17, 1546, Luther felt chest pains after completing settlement negotiations; he died the next day.
Lutheranism has three main theological points. These points were unique to it at the time Martin Luther listed his

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