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So everything he said there was recorded, and can be summarized as: "I am not revoking anything. Therefore, I cannot revoke." And then he concluded with "Here I am, Gold help me.
Amen." He then had to repeat his whole refusal to revoke in Latin.
In a world where people paid for forgiveness of sin, his ideas were radical.
Here's why he never expected to become a revolutionary.
() A new edition of Martin Luther's seminal Bible has been released to mark 500 years of the Protestant Reformation.
Theologian Christoph Rösel explains how the text shaped the German language and remains relevant today.
Malessa, for the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Reformation, you have prepared the book "Hier stehe ich, es war ganz anders" (Here I stand, it was completely different), where you revisit the most widespread myths surrounding Luther. Andreas Malessa: I kept hearing half-truths and amusing legends on him.
For example, some people believe that Luther was superstitious, that his family was poor, that he was possibly an alcoholic, that he had secretly married and that he didn't feel like translating the Bible's Old Testament.
When you read biographies written by serious historians, you realize this isn't true. One of them is when people say that the Reformation started because Luther was so upset by indulgences. " If Luther didn't actually say this, why are those words remembered? Emperor Charles V invited Luther to the German parliament in Worms.
That's why I thought I'd do my own research and write a humorous, yet substantiated book about this. No, he was a Catholic priest himself and had granted indulgences, which was a way to reduce the punishment one was expected to undergo in Purgatory. However, he opposed the idea that this punishment reduction could be bought. On April 18, 1521, Luther stood there before the assembled princes and representatives of the Vatican and was called to revoke his theses.