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about the contributor. Dan van Voorhis is an author, historian, professor, and speaker at After receiving his Ph.D. in History from the University of St. Andrews, Dr. van Voorhis spent 11 years teaching history and political thought at Concordia University, Irvine. Octo just passed, which means we have officially entered the th year since the Protestant Reformation began. years ago, on Octo to be exact, Augustinian monk Martin Luther hammered his famous "95 Theses on the Power of Indulgences" onto the door of the Castle church in Wittenberg, Germany. Luther’s revulsion at the sale of Indulgences provoked his written list of 95 charges against the practice. The 95 Theses were made public on Sunday, Octo This event, in hindsight, became the milestone from which the Protestant Reformation is dated. The th anniversary of . (31st October) Martin Luther sent a letter to Archbishop Albert of Mainz, Johann Tetzel’s superior, requesting that the sale of indulgences stop. He included a copy of his work ‘Disputation of Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences’ also known as the ’95 Theses’.
This Reformation was more than just to a protest against church-wide corruption. It is also hailed as the rediscovery of the doctrine of justification—salvation by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone. Luther’s historically important defense of the gospel is noted and celebrated annually on 31 October, Reformation Day. Thesis: This exhibit demonstrates how the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century significantly impacted the Roman Catholic religion in Europe. Block 1 My first block provides support for how the Protestant Reformation began on October 31st, with Martin Luther's posting of his 95 theses'. This day was the beginning of a significant change in. Octo is behind us, which means we are now living in the th year since the Protestant Reformation began. Years ago, on Octo to be exact, Augustinian monk Martin Luther hammered his famous “95 Theses on the Power of Indulgences” onto the door of the Castle church in Wittenberg, Germany. A History of the Church: A.D. to the Present Theology for the Laity Series Protestantism and its Forms by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. We’re now beginning our second semester in Church History and as you remember what we did was we went up to the beginning of the sixteenth century and we are now starting what is really called Modern History.
History remembers Octo , as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. On that date, the German friar Martin Luther posted a collection of academic arguments, his “95 theses,” against the practice of indulgences. The debate Luther inspired soon fueled a transformation of Christian teaching and life whose legacies live on today. CHRONOLOGY OF THE REFORMATION. —Johann Tetzel was authorized to sell indulgences to finance construction on St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. —Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the church door at Wittenburg castle in Germany. —Luther debated John Eck and questioned the authority of the pope and church councils. On Octo , Luther, angry with Pope Leo X’s new round of indulgences to help build St. Peter’s Basilica, nailed a sheet of paper with his 95 Theses on the University of Wittenberg’s. Reformation Day, anniversary of the day Martin Luther is said to have posted his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, later identified by Protestants as the beginning of the Reformation. The holiday is observed on October 31 by many Protestant traditions.