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Therefore those preachers of indulgences are in error, who say that by the pope's indulgences a man is freed from every penalty, and saved. Full text of the 95 Theses
|The 95 Theses against the practice of indulgences|
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The 95 Theses, a document written by Martin Luther in 1517, challenged the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church on the nature of penance, the authority of the pope and the usefulness of indulgences. It sparked a theological debate that fueled the Reformation and subsequently resulted in the birth of Protestantism.
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