Hier stehe, ich kann nicht anders

19:26 Sep 28, 2000
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German term or phrase: Hier stehe, ich kann nicht anders
martin luther said it

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naHere I stand, I cannot do otherwise!
Randi Stenstrop



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Here I stand, I cannot do otherwise!

What he said was

"Hier stehe ich, ich kann nicht anders!

He had posted his theses on the door of the Wittenberg cathedral and this is his refusal to recall them. It happened in 1521.

    Reference: http://the-stewardship.org/apostasy/luther.htm
Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 22:33
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
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