Sometime during october 31, 1517, the day before the feast of all saints, the 33-year-old martin luther posted theses on the door of the castle church in wittenberg. The 95 theses in many ways started the protestant reformation luther nailed the 95 theses to the church door of wittenberg, and the catholic church later ex. The symbol of the protestant reformation — luther hammering his 95 theses to the door of the castle church in wittenberg on oct 31, 1517 — may not have happened. On this day in 1517, the priest and scholar martin luther approaches the door of the castle church in wittenberg, germany, and nails a piece of paper to it containing the 95 revolutionary. Martin luther posts the 95 theses - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online. Martin luther posts 95 theses october 31 (1517) on this day in 1517, the priest and scholar martin luther approaches the door of the castle church in wittenberg, germany, and nails a piece.
Find out more about the history of martin luther and the 95 theses, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all. Luther posted 95 theses from 1501-1600 church history timeline learn about historical christian events within church history. It was oct 31, 1517, that martin luther posted his 95 theses on the church door in wittenberg many will mark the 500th anniversary of oct 31 luther promoted universal education for.
Martin luther posts 95 theses on october 31 in 1517, the priest and scholar martin luther approaches the door of the castle church in wittenberg, germany, and nails a piece of paper. 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.
Reformation day commemorates the publication of the ninety five theses in 1517 by martin luther it has been historically important in the following european entities it is a civic holiday. Similarly, luther posted the ninety-five theses on the eve of all saints' day, the most important day of the year for the display of relics at all saints' church luther's theses were. The 95 theses out of love for the truth and from desire to elucidate it, the reverend father martin luther, master of arts and sacred theology, and ordinary lecturer therein at wittenberg.
1517 (31 oct) - martin luther posts the 95 theses in protest at the catholic doctrine of indulgences 1520- luther outlines his theology and other views in three works: to the christian. On this day in history, martin luther posts 95 theses on oct 31, 1517 learn more about what happened today on history.