Martin Luther's 95 Theses were written in 1517 and infamously nailed to the door of the Wittenburg Castle church on October 31. Another name for the 95 theses is Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences. With... More »

Some questions about Martin Luther's "95 Theses" are when he wrote the document, what the document was about and what inspired him to write it. Another question about "95 Theses" is what effect the document had on the wo... More » History Modern History Renaissance & Reformation

Martin Luther, a German priest who began the Protestant Reformation in Europe the 16th century, was born on Nov. 10, 1483, in Eisleben, Germany. He graduated from the University of Erfurt with a Master of Arts degree whi... More »

Trivia questions on the topic of the Protestant Reformationist, Martin Luther, are available at the websites of the Hosanna Lutheran Church in Texas and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The latter is intended to te... More » World View Religion Christianity

Martin Luther objected to the selling of indulgences in his "95 Theses" because he felt that it was wrong to promise that souls would be relieved from purgatory based on a simple monetary contribution, and he also felt t... More »

Martin Luther wrote "The Ninety-Five Theses" because he was dissatisfied with several practices of the Roman Catholic Church, including the sale of indulgences, the abuse of priestly power and the power of the Pope. He a... More »

Martin Luther was a theologian and monk famous for his public denunciation of the Catholic Church, particularly its practice of selling indulgences, or forgiveness for minor sins. After he was excommunicated, he preached... More » History Modern History Renaissance & Reformation