7034. For music is a talent and gift from God, not a human endowment. Music drives away the devil and makes people happy. Under its influence, one forgets all anger, impurity, arrogance, and other vices. I place music second only to theology, and give it the highest honors. (p. 174).
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther extols the beauty and value of music:
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