Martin Luther


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Noun1.Martin Luther - German theologian who led the ReformationMartin Luther - German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds (1483-1546)
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In 1517 Martin Luther, protesting against the unprincipled and flippant practices that were disgracing religion, began the breach between Catholicism, with its insistence on the supremacy of the Church, and Protestantism, asserting the independence of the individual judgment.
Just so, too, Jacobus Hugo has satisfied himself that, by Euenis, Homer meant to insinuate John Calvin; by Antinous, Martin Luther; by the Lotophagi, Protestants in general; and, by the Harpies, the Dutch.
Martin Luther translated twenty of these fables, and was urged by Melancthon to complete the whole; while Gottfried Arnold, the celebrated Lutheran theologian, and librarian to Frederick I, king of Prussia, mentions that the great Reformer valued the Fables of Aesop next after the Holy Scriptures.
"Doctor," said his wife to Martin Luther, one day, "how is it that whilst subject to papacy we prayed so often and with such fervor, whilst now we pray with the utmost coldness and very seldom?"
On April 4, 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bernice King says on TMZ Thursday there should be repercussions for WHEC's Jeremy Kappell for apparently referring to a park in his weather report as 'Martin Luther Coon King Jr.
In Martin Luther's time, it was an all-out battle for the faith.
Nearly 500 years ago, Martin Luther wrote a single-page letter in which he referred to Jews as "devils incarnate." The letter with Luther's tirade against a former ally is up in an auction conducted by Boston-based RR Auction that concludes Wednesday.
The 'I Have a Dream' speech, delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr.
A special service will take place in Newcastle this week -- 50 years to the day since a memorial service was held in the city to honour Dr Martin Luther King.
THIS week marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King.
In the lead up to the five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther's dissemination of the Ninety-Five Theses, the Luther biography business has been booming.

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