1. Read Robert the Monk’s account of Pope Urban II’s call to crusade found on the Internet History Sourcebooks Project site. Why would Christians in the West be moved to embark on a dangerous journey to fight in the Holy Land after hearing Pope Urban’s speech at Clermont?
2. Read Luther’s 95 Theses at the Internet Christian Library.
Martin Luther wrote these propositions in order to engage in a debate with fellow theologians. How do the issues Luther present for debate illustrate the problems in the Church of his day?

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