Martin Luther and the 95 Theses

RCS Talon- Truth and Nail

by Ify Nwebube, Talon Staff writer

Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483, in Eisleben, Germany. He was a German monk and a Catholic priest. He also was a professor of theology and seminal figure of a reform movement in the 16th century called the Protestant Reformation. Luther was the writer of the 95 Theses. However, what were the 95 Theses?

The 95 Theses, written by Martin Luther, was a document that told the Church what they were teaching was wrong and how they could have improved on it. It displayed so that it was visual to the public and others. It was copied and spread in hard copies to those who hadn’t heard about. It ended up changing how people thought about the Church, making them rebel against the Church starting the Protestant Reformation. The Church was so furious with what Martin Luther had wrote that he was…

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