Luther: Here I Stand
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  • World History → Protestant Reformation → Martin Luther Trial

Martin Luther is summoned to defend himself against charges of heresy. During the trial, he claims ownership of his writing then explains its two purposes. The first is to describe Christian faith and life. The second purpose is to explicitly state ways in which the Pope does not abide by the doctrine he preaches. Martin Luther is asked to recant his writings and refuses to do so.

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  1. What question or challenge is issued to Luther and how does he respond?

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  • Jennett Fassnacht
    about 1 year ago
    Clarify Luther's break with the Church.
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