in 1521 Luther is kidnapped by five agents of Frederick the Wise and taken to Wartburg castle.
Welcome to Wartburg castle , where you will be staying.
do I have a choice?
he stayed in Wartburg castle from 1521-22. He changed his name to Junker George, sent and received letters and wrote pamphlets.
I think I'll start translating the New Testament into German today.
In December 1521. During Luther's absence extremists such as Andrew Carlstadt and Gabriel Zwilling took control of the reformation in Wittenburg.
We want reform.
I am Andrew Carlstadt and I want priests to denounce their vows. they don't mean anything
Carlstadt believed that because of Sola Fede church vows where redundant. He also supported clerical marriage and stopped baptising infants
Priests can get married too!
In December 1521 the Zwickau prophets arrived in Wittenbueg from the town of Zwickau in Saxony. they were radicalised by Thomas Muntzer. they told prophesised that the Turks would invade and kill any unmarried priests.
The end of the world is nigh!
We are the Zwichau Prophets
The Zwichau Prophets also said as Jesus was baptised at an adult everyone should be baptised as an Adult. they stopped baptising Infants