Luther: Selling Indulgences
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World History → Protestant Reformation → Indulgences
World History → Protestant Reformation → Martin Luther in Rome
World History → Protestant Reformation → Printing Press
Tetzel warns German peasants of the horrors of hellfire and claims they can be avoided for a price. This offends Martin Luther, who goes on to challenge the practice of selling indulgences.
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What persuasive strategies did Tetzel use to try to sell indulgences? How did Luther respond? What were the consequences of Luther's response?
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