Archive: Martin Luther
WCP: Calling Luther to a Labor Ethic
On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of 95 theses on the door of a church in Wittenberg, Germany, we contemplate the relevance of religious history on today’s working-class issues. Ken Estey explores the link between Luther’s claim for the spiritual equality of all people and the so-called Protestant work ethic, arguing for a new ethic to address labor the exploitation of labor in the spirit of Luther’s calls for reform.
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