“Most serene emperor, illustrious princes, gracious lords. I obediently appeared at the time appointed yesterday evening, in conformity with the order given me yesterday, and by God’s mercies I conjure your majesty and your August highnesses to listen graciously to the defense of a cause which I am assured is just and true. If, through […]
Disputation of Doctor Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences by Dr. Martin Luther (1517)
Out of love and concern for the truth, and with the object of eliciting it, the following heads will be the subject of a public discussion at Wittenberg under the presidency of the reverend father, Martin Luther, Augustinian, Master of Arts and Sacred Theology, and duly appointed Lecturer on these subjects in that place. He […]
On 31 October 1517 Dr Martin Luther nailed his 95 Thesis, which contained his concerns that he had with Roman Catholicism, to the church doors of Wittenberg.