1. In the place of God, Marx sets the material, autonomous, self-creating man.
  2. Even if not a turning point, 1518 is a point of no return for Luther.
  3. What is it that the 13th session actually has to say about the Eucharist, and how does it compare to what Luther and the reformers confessed about the Lord’s Supper?
  4. As much as Luther calls Christians to a sober belief in the devil, he also calls them to a firm and steadfast faith in Christ
  5. Both Hus and Luther arrived at the same conclusion: neither councils nor the pope had final authority in the church. Headship in the church belongs solely to Christ.
  6. The image of the cross stands as central to Luther’s comfort for those who endure persecution.
  7. Where Erasmus saw fear and collapse, Luther saw the never-ending comfort of Christ and his gospel.