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An Allegory of Law and Grace

circa 1530

Why is it canonical?

As the Reformation swept across Europe, supporters of Luther's new doctrines sought new ways to communicate them. This woodcut/print attempts to communicate in the simplest ways possible the path to salvation as preached by the Catholic church, and on the right as proposed by the Protestants.

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An Allegory of Law and Grace

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