Luther: Selling Indulgences
00:00:00 - 00:02:37

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.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. What persuasive strategies did Tetzel use to try to sell indulgences? How did Luther respond? What were the consequences of Luther's response?

Please sign in to add a discussion question.

Standards


This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the impact of the printing press on the Renaissance and the Reformation in Europe
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the causes, characteristics, and impact of the European Renaissance and the ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the political, intellectual, artistic, economic, and religious impact of the Reformation.

Please sign in to add standards to this clip.

Public Pause Prompts


No pause prompts

Comments


  • Jennett Fassnacht
    11 months ago
    Introduction to Protestant Reformation. Explains key cause of the PR and how Luther's actions impact others.
Please sign in to write a comment.

Related Clips


World History → World Power → Invasions
World History → Protestant Reformation → Martin Luther Trial
World History → Protestant Reformation → Martin Luther's 95 Theses
History → Ancient Rome → Culture
World History → Protestant Reformation → Indulgences
World History → Protestant Reformation → Martin Luther
World History → European History → Protestant Reformation