The 95 Theses: Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences is a book written by Martin Luther in 1517. In it, Luther argued against the practice of indulgences, which are payments that could be made to reduce or eliminate one’s time in purgatory after death.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in learning about the history of the Protestant Reformation and Martin Luther’s role in it.
- It is a historically significant religious text.
- Luther’s arguments against indulgences are still relevant today.
- It provides insight into the origins of Protestantism.
- It is a dense and challenging read.
- It changed the course of history.
- It’s a seminal work in Protestant theology.
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Martin Luther was a German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation. His teachings on salvation by faith alone, grace through repentance, and the priesthood of all believers led to the split between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
“I’m Lutheran and I have to say that this is a great book. It was the beginning of something HUGE!”
“Excellent historical work exposing the evils of indulgences. Luther’s insights are still relevant and challenging today.”
“The 95 Theses is an important document in the history of Christianity. Martin Luther nailed it to a church door and unleashed a movement that changed the course of religious history. This edition provides helpful commentary and explanations that make it accessible to modern readers.”