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Therefore he asks that those who cannot be present and dispute with him orally shall do so in their absence by letter. Luther spent his early years in relative anonymity as a monk and scholar. In the Theses, Luther claimed that the repentance required by Christ in order for sins to be forgiven involves inner spiritual repentance ratherOut of love for the truth and from desire to elucidate it, the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and Sacred Theology, and ordinary lecturer therein at Wittenberg, intends to defend the following statements and to dispute on them in that place.
Luther proposed an academic discussion of the practice and efficacy of indulgences in his Ninety-five Theses of 1517. His revolutionary ideas served as the catalyst for the eventual breaking away from the Catholic Church and were later instrumental in forming the movement known as the Protestant Reformation.