Born in 1465 in Pirna, Saxony (now Germany), Tetzel
studied philosophy and theology at the University of Leipzig, where in 1487 he received his bachelor's degree, graduating sixth in a class of 56, according to the 1912 Catholic Encyclopedia.
The findings of this study overlap those published by Tetzel
(1909), Steinhausen (1905), and Ortmann (1925), in the sense that the expert pianist's ability seems to consist precisely in the manner of combining sounds--either by dynamic markings, or by agogic emphasis, but not by the timbre changes made by the touch (for the same intensity of sound).
In Scene 7 ("The Price of Salvation," 5:43), we are treated to the skills displayed by Albrecht's chief fund-raiser Johann Tetzel
's expertise in selling indulgences ("as soon as a coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs") makes for a moment that no communications major can fail to appreciate.
Action adventure, starring Alan Ladd, and Joan Tetzel
. (1954) The Reading Room (Five, 3.10pm) A widower sets out to fulfil his wife's dying wish to create an establishment where illiterate people can learn to read.
He would most assuredly find more justification in Luther's doctrine of redemption than he would grant any indulgence to Tetzel
One of the friars, Johann Tetzel
, spoke to the crowd.
The production, which starred Kirk Douglas and Joan Tetzel
, ran for just a little over two months but later became a fixture in community theaters.
Reflecting on his own opinion of the papacy in 1517, Luther writes in 1545, "I was once a monk and a most enthusiastic papist when I began the cause." (44) He was also shocked by how quickly the debate with Johannes Tetzel
(1465-1519), Johannes Eck (1486-1543), and Sylvester Prierias (1456-1523) turned from a debate on the theological merits of indulgences to a debate on the actual authority of the pope: by the time of his meeting in October 1518 with Cardinal Cajetan (Thomasso de Vio, 1469-1534), the entire debate centered on papal authority.
Indeed, Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the cathedral door in Wittenberg in part because of his detestation of the famous indulgence preacher, a Dominican friar by the name of Johann Tetzel
, whom the pope had commissioned to preach an indulgence to raise funds for the ongoing construction of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.