On July 17th Luther entered the Augustinian Monastery at Eruft. He completely dedicated his life to the monastic life, the effort to do generous and good work to please God, and serve others through prayer for their souls. He dedicated himself to flagellations, fasts, constant confessions, and long hours of prayers and pilgrimages although his peace with god has escaped him. Luther pondered himself a lot in the monastery so his superior, Johann von Staupitz, believed that Luther needed more work to keep himself busy and keep his mind off of the many things that he was pondering, so he ordered Luther to purse an academic career. In 1507, he was ordained to the priesthood and in 15...
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