19 August 2009

A God of Fools

If the opinions on my little book vary, don't be disturbed. My God is a God of fools, and is used to ridiculing the wise; therefore I don't care for them either.

--letter of Martin Luther to Philip Melanchthon, June 5, 1530, LW 49:318, referring to a book he wrote exhorting the clergy who had gathered at the Diet of Augsburg

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