Blog Posts - Martin Luther



Evil That Men Do

Theologians, for the most part, gave up studying demons a long while ago. With the advent of modern medical science, the descriptions of demonic possession in the New Testament seemed pretty clearly to be cases of epilepsy. Since people in … Co...

Martin Luther versus Pope Leon X (1475 – 1521) and King Charles V (1500 - 1558)

Martin Luther photo: pinterestMartin Luther (1483 - 1546) was a theologian, religious reformer, the founder of German Protestantism.Leo X (1475 - 1521) was pope between 1513 and 1521.Charles V (1500 - 1558) was the Roman-German emperor from 1519 unti...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 21, 2016

Martin Luther – Here I Stand

Martin Luther, for all of his faults, and those who followed him, accomplished more than many who had gone before him. In refusing to bow to logical Tradition, he made a stand which could have cost him his life. Today is Reformation Day. Regardless i...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Oct 31, 2016

95 Theses Nailed to the Door, October 31, 1517

Today is Reformation Day – enjoy. Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and of Sacred...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Oct 31, 2016

Luther’s way of teaching Pastors and Parishoners the Faith: The Small Catechism

One way to bring back essential Catholic Christian teaching is to bring back the Catechism. All these seeker sensitive, emergent hipster programs may draw some people for a while but it does not make a disciple of Jesus or give you the essentials of...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Aug 4, 2016

Police and Black Protestors - The Unnecessary Divide

The clashes between police and black protestors have riveted the nation.  Young black men have lost their lives at the hands of police and police have lost their lives in retaliation.  As a result charges of racism have been thrown back and...

"The Only Thing..."

"If you are neutral in times of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor."- Desmond Tutu“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”- Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 25, 2016

"Strangely Enough..."

"All this is simply to say that all life is interrelated. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality; tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. As long as there is poverty in this world, no...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 25, 2016

All the Way on HBO and its Relevance to Hillary

I saw All the Way on HBO last night.  I thought this movie about the Texas politician and Vice President who became President on the day of what I still see as the worst public event in my lifetime - the assassination of JFK in November, 1963 -...

"The Fierce Urgency Of Now..."

 ○"Still, being fragile creatures, humans always try to hide from themselves the certainty that they will die. They do not see that it is death itself that motivates them to do the best things in their lives. They are afraid to step into the d...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 20, 2016

"Never, Never..."

"Once a profound truth has been seen, it cannot be 'unseen'. There's no 'going back' to the person you were. Even if such a possibility did exist... why would you want to?" - Dave Sim"To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 18, 2016

"In Every One Of Us..."

"And in every one of us, there's a war going on. It's a civil war. I don't care who you are, I don't care where you live, there is a civil war going on in your life. And every time you set out to be good, there's something pulling on you, telling you...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 15, 2016

"There Comes A Time..."

“You know, my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression. There comes a time, my friends, when people get tired of being plunged across the abyss of humiliation, where they experience the blea...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 11, 2016

"THIS IS WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN TO ME ALSO"

JFK+50:  Volume VI, No. 1909  DR. KING KILLED 48 YEARS AGOMemphis, Tennessee (JFK+50) Forty-eight years ago today, April 4, 1968, civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot as he stood on the balcony outside his...
by JFK+50 on Apr 4, 2016

Die Demokratie: Herrschaftsform oder Kontrollmittel?

Daß ich die Demokratie zumindest ambivalent sehe, ist spätestens seit diesem Artikel aus dem Jahre 2009 (Mann ist das lange her) öffentlich nachzulesen. Damals machte ich mir Gedanken darüber, ob und inwiefern Demokratie alleine die Güte einer S...
by Die Nacht ist vorgedrungen on Mar 21, 2016

"A Silent Acquiescence..."

"The refusal to take sides on great moral issues is itself a decision. It is a silent acquiescence to evil. The Tragedy of our time is that those who still believe in honesty lack fire and conviction, while those who believe in dishonesty are full of...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Mar 20, 2016

JAMES EARL RAY SENTENCED

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 1884RAY GETS 99 YEARS FOR MURDER OF DR. KINGMemphis, Tennessee (JFK+50) Forty-seven years ago today, March 10, 1969, James Earl Ray*, alleged assassin of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. plead guilty of...
by JFK+50 on Mar 10, 2016

Seminary History

Seminary is where you go to learn what they didn’t tell you growing up.  Many people have rather idealized views about clergy and somewhat untrained views about their church (the same may apply for religions outside Christianity, but I wouldn’t...

"The Fierce Urgency Of Now..."

“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Mar 1, 2016

JFK'S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 1873DR. KING URGED JFK TO ADVANCE CIVIL RIGHTS THROUGH EXECUTIVE ORDERWashington, D.C. (JFK+50) A letter was sent 55 years ago today, February 28, 1961, from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to President Kennedy's special...
by JFK+50 on Feb 28, 2016


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