lawyer, monk and also a lecturer at University of vittenburg
as a young man, he was troubled by a deep sense that he wasn't right with God. once in a lightning storm a lightning bolt nearly hit him so he cried out for help from one of the saints saying save me and I will become a monk.
He survived so true to his word he gave up his study as a lawyer and became a monk, he started writing the bible he discovered. for once Martin had found deep peace with God, and was invited to be a lecturer at the university of vitten burg he tought about the bible.
in thise days the catholic church was telling people good behavior would earn them a place in heavan but martin knew no amount of good work could earn u forgivnes only god can do that. martin decided he must teach against these false teachings luthers ideas quickly spread through europe. po
Meeting called Diet of Worms the Pope wrote a document saying he had to take it all bac otherwise he would be treated like a herritic. was summoned to stand before the emporor, was declared an outlaw. lived in descise changed his name and translated the bible luther got married had a family and change the veiws of all the ordiary people
Eventually, the Catholic Church changed their way. They stopped selling indulgences, returned to scripture and sacraments.