Martin Luther was born, the 10th of November 1483.

The 95 theses Luther nailed to the door at Wittenberg served as the catalyst for one of the world’s largest religious splits, as thousands broke off from the Roman Catholic Church. His legacy, 500 years later, is Protestants across the globe, making up more than of the world’s Christians.

He protected Saint Martin Luther Luther from the wrath of the Pope.

Luther was another Nehemiah who rebuilt the Jewish Temple after the Babylonian Captivity.

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White evangelicals were less likely to know that it was Martin Luther whose writings inspired the Reformation (67%). White mainliners (69%), black Protestants (77%), and atheists (75%) were more likely to know the right answer, as were those who went to college (80%).

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The question is a tricky one. Thirty years after Luther posted his 95 theses, the (1545-1563) laid out the Catholic position on justification. “[N]one of those things that precede justification, whether faith or works, merit the grace of justification,” their said, regarding initial justification.

White evangelicals’ second best guess for who started the Reformation was John Wesley (21%); most knew it wasn’t Thomas Aquinas (7%).
In 1517, Martin Luther posted a 95-page thesis on the door of the Church of Wittenberg

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White evangelicals were more likely than the average American to know that the Reformation was the term for the historical period when Protestants broke away from the Catholic Church (75% vs. 65%), though a solid minority thought it was the Great Crusade (19% vs. 18%).

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Though American Protestants were largely able to pinpoint Martin Luther as the inspiration (71%) and the movement’s label as the Reformation (70%), just 3 in 10 said they believed in both sola fide and sola scriptura (by Pew’s definitions).

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When he revived, Jonas said to him, "Reverend father, do you die firm in the faith you have taught?" He opened his eyes, looked fixedly, and replied, "Yes." Soon after, those nearest saw him grow paler and paler; he became cold; his breathing seemed more and more faint; at length, heaving one deep sigh, Martin Luther expired."