Martin Luther (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German monk, priest, professor of theology and iconic figure of the Protestant Reformation. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money. He confronted indulgence salesman Johann Tetzel with his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517. His theology challenged the authority and office of the Pope by teaching that the Bible is the only source of divinely revealed knowledge from God.
October 31st is Reformation Day, a day to celebrate Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Teach your upper elementary students about this important day with fun and engaging activities that will help them to retain and retell what they've learned.
This article is chalked full of interesting stories about the Luther family along with 7 truly inspiring marriage quotes. Martin Luther German priest and scholar who is best known for nailing his 95-thesis onto a chapel door and becoming the father of the Protestant Reformation. Martin was married to Katherine von Bora for more than twenty years and they had six children together. Martin declared marriage as “a school for character.”