Week Three - Day One

Today's Luther Fact: 

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1517 – Luther writes to his bishop and to Albrecht asking them to reign in Tetzel’s abuses, including the precursor to the 95 Theses. Luther may or may not have posted the final form of the Theses on the door of Castle Church. Luther also scheduled an academic debate over the Theses. Nobody attended; Martin Marty speculates that had Tetzel and Rome not over-reacted Luther would be consigned to historical obscurity.

 

Did You Know? A Survey of Luther's Life; seven weeks of daily Luther facts was researched, compiled, and commented on by Andrew Lewis, S.T.M. who served as Vicar at St. James from 2016-2017.