Monday, October 27, 2008
Martin Luther - my prejudice is right
I have always blamed the "Reformation" on Luther's bowels, in my prejudiced Catholic way.
And although the Guardian is generally unprincipled and biased in its commentary on religion, in the case of Luther it is absolutely accurate. see here
He was a rich kid - no wonder he wanted peasants killed
He became a monk to escape an arranged marriage
He wrote his theses on the lavatory
He threw dead cats in his rubbish tip -bet he killed them
Loved eating robins - he did kill them
Weighed 23 stone! - lots of robins
He was so rich he was careless about money - a collection of 250 silver coins were found in his house
His wife, not surprisingly, was careless about the marriage - archaeologists found his wife's golden wedding ring
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