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On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church

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In "On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church," Martin Luther presents a thought-provoking critique of the Roman Catholic Church's teachings and practices. He argues that the Church has strayed from the teachings of the Bible and has become entangled in worldly affairs, leading to the spiritual captivity of its members.

Luther's writing is clear and persuasive, and he backs up his arguments with references to scripture and theological reasoning. While some may find his ideas controversial, his passion for reforming the Church shines through in every page.

Overall, "On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church" is a powerful and important work that challenges readers to reconsider their beliefs and question the authority of the Church. Luther's boldness and intellect make this book a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of the Protestant Reformation and the ongoing debate over religious authority.

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Early in the course of the Reformation (1520) Martin Luther penned a trilogy of foundational documents addressing the German Nobility, the Church and the Christian. "On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church" appeared second. In it, Luther sifts the wheat from the chaff as regards the seven sacraments of the Roman Church.

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