The great religious leader, Martin Luther, who entered a monastery as a youth, and who, as a man, shattered the structure of the medieval church. Luther spoke out against the corrupt religious practices then existing. He demanded that the authority for doctrine and practice be Scriptures, rather than Popes or Councils, roared across the face of the world and ignited the Great Reformation. Accused of heresy and threatened with excommunication and death, Luther maintained his bold stand and refused to recant. In his crusade to eliminate religious abuse, he did more than any other man to establish the Protestant faith.
One person in the right place at the right time can influence history.
What are your thoughts about key people who influenced history and our thinking for generations?
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