Here I Stand: a Life of Martin Luther - The Return of the Exile Summary & Analysis

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The Return of the Exile Summary and Analysis

Luther resolves to make a trip to Wittenberg, concealing his identity. He arrives on December 4, 1521. He is pleased with the reform taking place. However, he is irate that his recent tracts have not been published.

Frederick the Wise issues an order that discussion can go on, but there cannot be any changes in the mass until a unanimous verdict is reached. Mass, for the first time, is said in German, their own tongue.

The town council invites Luther to come home. Luther has been in hiding for a year. To return to Wittenberg is very brave. Luther is told that he cannot count on protection in case of extradition by the diet or the emperor. Luther's first concern is to restore confidence and order. Luther firmly believes no man can believe for or...

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