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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Luther find his objective solace?
2. What does Luther believe a congregation should have?
3. Aside from religion, what does Bainton say Luther and the Reformation profoundly affected?
4. How long does it take Luther to translate the New Testament into German?
5. How can Luther be described above all other outstanding attributes he possesses?
Short Essay Questions
1. What continually stays with Luther in regard to his faith?
2. Why are some things Luther says alarming to those who hear him?
3. How does Luther manage to keep the interest in his preaching?
4. What biases come out in Luther toward the end of his life?
5. Briefly describe Luther's writing.
6. Describe the international impact of Martin Luther.
7. What is Luther's stand on educating children?
8. Mention some stipulations from The Twelve Articles published by Luther on the peasant war.
9. State simply Luther's position on good works.
10. How does Luther view church and state?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on Martin Luther's legacy to Protestantism in general. Discuss his impact on future religious thought by translating the Bible in the the German vernacular. Speculate on how difficult it might have been for other reformers if Luther had not come along.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay about censorship. Discuss how book burning and banning books from libraries has affected people down through the ages. State your opinion about the power of the printed word to influence people in their attitudes and behavior.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay about church and state. Begin with the autocratic rule of the Holy Roman Empire up to the time of the Reformation. Include how church still played a significant role in the German political system after the Reformation. Add your opinion about church involvement in the politics of government today.
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