The Sabbath Keeping Protestant Reformer | Andreas Karlstadt

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Joshua J. Mark
by Amazing Discoveries
published on 08 April 2022

When we think about the Protestant Reformation we usually think about Martin Luther. But, there was one important reformer that is often forgotten. Andreas Karlstadt. Karlstadt was a personal friend and co-worker with Martin Luther but strenuously opposed him on the Sabbath issue. Luther himself admitted that Karlstadt was his superior in learning. Quoting Dr. White, Bishop of Ely: "the observance of the seventh day was being revived in Luther’s time by Karlstadt" (Treatise of the Sabbath, page 8). And from Sears Life of Luther, page 402: "Karlstadt held to the Divine authority of the Sabbath from the Old Testament." Indeed Luther says (in his book Against the Celestial Prophets): "Indeed, if Karlstadt were to write further about the Sabbath, Sunday would have to give way, and Sabbath—that is to say, Saturday—must be kept holy.

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