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What were the 95 Theses of Martin Luther?



This question is part of World history quiz - Salem High School - 10th grade
Asked by xblessed, Last updated: Apr 02, 2020

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h.Jennifer

H.Jennifer

Answered Feb 03, 2018

Martin Luther was a well rounded guy. He was a professor of theology, composer, priest, monk, and a key figure in the protestant reformation. However, perhaps he was best known for his 95 Theses that he nailed to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church.

On October 31st of 1517 it is said that Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the church door. They consisted of a list of questions and propositions for debate. This was a bold act of defiance meant to further the cause of the protestant reformation. After this the Catholic church was forever divided as Protestants did get their say in things as well.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 25, 2017

Attacked the abuses in the sale of indulgences, beginning the Protestant Reformation
 

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