Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Reformation

Luther was at one point a staunch Catholic. During Luther's time, he witnessed some of the most corrupt dealings in Catholicism. They were essentially extorting their believers into a false sense of "salvation" through tithes for purgatory and other acts. Luther reformed their theology by harkening back to scripture -- making scripture the root of faith -- not tradition. This is huge for the modern believer still today.

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