Religion: Reflections from an Irregular Planet

Martin Luther was nothing if not eloquent, on everything both sacred and secular. A sampling of his opinions:

On God: "God uses lust to impel men to marriage, ambition to office, avarice to earning, and fear to faith. God led me like an old blind horse."

On the Pope: "You are a servant of servants, and more than all other men you are in a most miserable and dangerous position. Be not deceived by those who pretend that you are lord of the world. They err who exalt you above a council and the church...

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