In Their Own Words: Martin Luther On The Jews

Thelonious Cornpepper
6 min readNov 10, 2022

Martin Luther is recognized as the man who started the Protestant Reformation. Luther’s reform movement began in 1517 when he published what came to be known as his Ninety-Five Theses.

The Ninety-Five Theses comprised a list of grievances against abuses in the Catholic Church as well as doctrinal statements concerning the authority of Scripture alone in the life of Christians and salvation by inward repentance rather than by sacramental practice.

Luther was a devout Catholic and a professor of moral theology, and he really…