Martin Luther condemns the religious riots in Saxony (34 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
Martin Luther returns to Wittenberg and condemns the religious riots that had been going on there, since the Zwickau prophets, a group of visionary zealots, had hijacked his reforming cause with extremist religious views.

Citation:
Editors. "Martin Luther condemns the religious riots in Saxony". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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