Martin Luther

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Question 1
• Who is credited with beginning the
Reformation?
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A.
B.
C.
D.
Desiderius Erasmus
Martin Luther
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mr. Porter
Question 2
• What was the Catholic Church selling that
angered Martin Luther?
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A.
B.
C.
D.
Bibles
Get out of jail card
Indulgences
All of the above
Question 3
• What was the document that Martin Luther
wrote and nailed to the Catholic Church for his
disapproval of their actions?
• A. Constitution
• B. Declaration of Independence
• C. Indulgences
• D. Ninety-Five Theses
Question 4
• The name for Christians who broke away from
the Catholic Church?
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A.
B.
C.
D.
Protestants
Muslims
Jewish
Catholics
Question 5
• What is the term used to describe the movement of
opposition to the Catholic Church?
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A.
B.
C.
D.
Reformation
Ninety-Five Theses
Excommunication
Baptism
Martin Luther
• Born in Germany in 1483
• Well educated and his father
wanted him to study law
• In 1505, Luther was nearly struck
by lightning (Vowed to be a monk)
• Luther tried to live the life of a
monk
• Luther felt he still was a sinner
• People could only be saved if they
had faith in Christ
Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses
• Luther ideas were a conflict with
the Catholic Church
• Wittenberg, Germany the church
began to sell indulgences
• Finance St. Peter’s Cathedral
• Luther disapproved and wrote all
of his disputes with the Church
• Ninety-Five Theses
• Luther wanted to debate the
Church
Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses
• Luther’s ideas
– Bible is the only source of religious
truth
– People do not need the clergy to
interpret the Bible
– Salvation can be gained only through
faith in Christ
• Luther nailed the theses to the
door of the Catholic Church
• By 1529, German Princes who
remained loyal to the church
agreed to unite against Luther
Martin Luther
• German princes who supported
Luther became known as
Protestants
• Christians who broke away from
the Catholic Church
• They used the term reformation to
describe the movement of
opposition to the Catholic Church
Question
• Why is this so important today?
• Competition between Catholics and
Protestants in Europe caused each of them to
try to spread their version of Christianity
• Today both Catholics and Protestants are on
every continent in the world
Question 1
• Who is credited with beginning the
Reformation?
•
•
•
•
A.
B.
C.
D.
Desiderius Erasmus
Martin Luther
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mr. Porter
Question 2
• What was the Catholic Church selling that
angered Martin Luther?
•
•
•
•
A.
B.
C.
D.
Bibles
Get out of jail card
Indulgences
All of the above
Question 3
• What was the document that Martin Luther
wrote and nailed to the Catholic Church for his
disapproval of their actions?
• A. Constitution
• B. Declaration of Independence
• C. Indulgences
• D. Ninety-Five Theses
Question 4
• The name for Christians who broke away from
the Catholic Church?
•
•
•
•
A.
B.
C.
D.
Protestants
Muslims
Jewish
Catholics
Question 5
• What is the term used to describe the movement of
opposition to the Catholic Church?
•
•
•
•
A.
B.
C.
D.
Reformation
Ninety-Five Theses
Excommunication
Baptism

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