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Luther as an Apocalypse Angel

3 pages | 690 words

This essay discusses the reasons why Lutherans might have identified Martin Luther as an apocalypse angel. It explains that many Germans saw Luther as a kind of savior who would lead them to salvation when the world ended. The essay also discusses the roles that souls played in apocalyptic expectations, and how Luther's ideas about the afterlife were popular with the German people during the Reformation.

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