Martin Luther

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  • Martin Luther
    • Birth
      • Eisleben, Saxony, Germany
      • 10. Nov. 1483
    • Family
      • Large
      • Father was a rich copper-miner
      • Married Catherine von Bora in 1525
        • 6 Children
    • Education
      • University at Erfurt to study law
      • In 1505, after being caught in a thunderstorm, he decided to become a monk
      • Joined the Augustinians & started studying theology at Erfurt University
    • Teachings
      • Bible source of all teachings
      • Justification by Faith Alone
      • Communion service in people own language i.e. not necessarily in Latin
      • Two sacraments: Baptism & Eucharist
      • Both the bread and wine and body and blood present at communion
      • All Christians were equal and should read the Bible for themselves - the priesthood of all believers
      • Priests allow to marry
    • Died of a heart attack in 1546 at his birthplace
    • Followers
      • Lutherans
      • Protestants

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