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The Reader’s Notebook: Martin Luther

Nov 10, 2021

Martin Luther, oil on panel by Lucas Cranach, 1529; in the Uffizi, Florence.
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November 10, 2021 -- Martin Luther was a German professor of theology, priest, author, composer, former Augustinian monk, and is best known as a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation and as the namesake of Lutheranism. Luther was ordained to the priesthood in 1507.