Martin Luther protested against the selling of indulgences, clerical abuses and doctrines on salvation in the Catholic Church. He famously published these discontents in his "95 Theses." More »

Martin Luther King Jr. led protests that were generally peaceful and not destructive. His protests often had concrete goals, and their tactics were defined well. Many of his protests were part of greater economic strateg... More »

Considered by many to be the most important civil rights leader in American history, Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader in several events, including the March on Washington and Montgomery Bus Boycott, that encouraged pa... More »

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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 »

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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 German monk whose main beliefs were that the Bible is the only true source of religious authority and that salvation can only come through faith in Jesus Christ, not good deeds. Luther challenged the ... More »