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PAPER 1 – MARTIN LUTHER

PRESENTED TO
PROFESSOR MARK NICKENS

FOR

CHHI 302 – DO1

BY
REV. JOSEPH T. WHITAKER, III
LU23755920
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA

NOVEMBER 6, 2014

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2
BIOGRAPHY-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MAIN THEOLOGICAL POINTS-------------------------------------------------------------------------
MAJOR
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So, then, in that factual reality, Martin Luther was not the founder of the Protestant Reformation, but only one of the remarkable contributors to such a holy and noble enterprise.
Biography
Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483 in Eisleben. He died on February 18, 1546 at the age of sixty-two in Eisleben. Luther attended Latin school in Mansfeld and Magdeburg; and he became a student at the University of Erfurt when he was seventeen years of age earning his Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Master’s degree at twenty-one; and also entered the monastery. Luther went on to become a Doctor of Theology at twenty-eight years of age. At the age of thirty-two Luther nailed the ninety-five theses on the church door at Wittenberg. 3
Main Theological Points Martin Luther, who was a devout member of the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church, was convinced that Catholicism possessed and presented the very truth of God and only avenue to experience God’s provision of eternal salvation. He believed that God accomplished His plan of salvation by a manifestation of both God’s grace and the declared and practiced good works designated by the Roman Catholic Church. When God led Martin Luther to a biblically sound understanding of God’s free gift of personal

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