Serious answers (as opposed to the flippant ones earlier, which were in response to a post that is now deleted) - apologies if I gave offence…
And we can’t blame him too much for this, because he was an Augustinian monk, and double predestination was St. Augustine’s idea.
Much doing with definitions. One can’t name one of the 7 sacraments held by Catholics that we as Lutherans do not do.
True. It’s the theology behind them that differs.
Meaning, he fit right in with the Catholics of his era. Example: Refutation of a Jew-Book by Johann Eck.
Agreed. Both were absolutely wrong-headed.
That was a reference to a Bible which contained exactly this misprint.
He thought that up?
I’d say bonfires of objectionable books are as old as St. Paul (see Acts) and probably even earlier than that. Still, he ought to have left poor St. Thomas alone.
Oh, goodness. There are married priests in Orthodoxy and in Eastern Catholic Churches.
Never omitted. Not in his 1522 NT, not in his 1534 Bible.[/QUOTED]
“Considered less authoritative” would probably be a more accurate statement.
[quote]Whew!! Good to know. :D;)
To be absolutely fair, Luther’s work was a reaction to certain abuses within the Church. The trouble is that he went a little too far.