In the fall of 1520, Martin Luther produced three treatises that were crucial in the history of the Reformation and that came at an important time. As the world responds to a new pandemic, Chris offers some historical and theological context for Martin Luther's 1527 letter, "Whether One May Flee From a Deadly Plague."
Luther makes it clear that God gives humans a tendency toward self-protection and trusts that they will take care of their bodies (Eph. Chief among these are the three treatises written in 1520.
Martin Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses on the church door at Wittenberg in 1517. In the three years that followed, Luther clarified and defended his position in numerous writings. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. The bull called Luther a “wild boar… 5:29; 1 Cor. This item: Treatise on Good Works, 1520: The Annotated Luther, Study Edition by Martin Luther Paperback $14.99 Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). The first was entitled To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation Respecting the Reformation of the Christian Estate, and appeared in August 1520. 12:21–26). Before he wrote these treatises, Luther had received the papal bull Exsurge Domine from Pope Leo X. In the summer and fall of 1520, Luther published his three chief writings, which today are considered the three great Reformation treatises.