The Lutheranism Movement

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Lutheranism as a religious movement originated in the early 16th century; once Lutheranism spread the movement became a prime component in many military conflicts. The Lutheran church is the oldest protestant Christian tradition. The teachings started back with Martin Luther. He was the one who the Christians chose and they accepted his teachings. October 31, 1517 Luther who was a catholic monk posted his 95 theses as a challenge to the doctrine and practices of the Catholic Church. Martin Luther has been called the father of reformation. Lutheranism started showing up in Europe after a century of reformer stirrings. In Germany the Lutheran movement became very popular very fast. The early days of Lutherans were based mostly out of universities. They used what they learned; to essentially spread their faith among a vast community of scholars. Lutheranism could not only survive by the teachings of its professors. In the beginning…show more content…
The doctrine of justification was of central importance for the Lutheran reformation; taking place in the 16th century. The contributions that Martin Luther and Lutheranism made to western civilization went beyond what happened in the Christian church. The idea of reformation was embedded in western though well before the 15th century. The main point of the reformation was mostly in general reform and also to improve some to its original state. The renaissance and the beginning of the humanist movement laid the ground for religious turmoil. By the 16th century Lutheranism became established as the official religion of the German region. Martin Luther’s 95 theses had its share of controversy when it came to politics. Today Lutheranism has spread from its beginnings in the 16th century to all of the continents. During the 15th century many changes took place in Europe which allowed for the spread of the Lutheran
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