Daily Archives: 2 Nov 2019

What Luther Thought of the Papacy

This damned ass-pope and his accursed school of scoundrels in Rome take such great, immeasurable pleasure in making a monkey, fool, and laughingstock of the poor Christian man, indeed, in blaspheming against God in heaven and causing such idolatry in … Continue reading

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Selbstschadenfreude

‪There’s an astonishing amount of Selbstschadenfreude among Christians these days. Boasting of Christ and his sufferings has become boasting in one’s own sufferings and ‘overcomings’. Astonishing. Christians outdoing each other in claims of misery.‬

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Luther Confesses His Ignorance of Hebrew: January, 1522

In a letter to Nicolas von Amsdorf Luther writes … I shall translate the Bible, although I have here shouldered a burden beyond my power. Now I realize what it means to translate, and why no one has previously undertaken … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli: Why He Wrote His “Suggestio deliberandi super propositione Hadriani Nerobergae facta”

A friend, writing from Ravensburg, in Wurtemberg, twenty-two miles east-north-east of Constance, had informed Zwingli, under date of November 2, 1522, that at the Imperial Diet at Nuremberg that year it was declared that the Pope had four plans in … Continue reading

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A Little Tale Luther Tells

In the year of our Lord 1510 (if I remember correctly) I was in Rome and heard tell this story: about seven German miles this side of Rome there is a spot called Ronciglione, where lived, at the time of … Continue reading

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