BYU Studies, mental health, grace
Martin Luther (1483–1546), a central figure of the Protestant Reformation, is one of many who have experienced tension between the perceived necessity of their own good works and the grace of God in the process of salvation. Soon after the young Luther entered the monastery in preparation to become a priest, he began to experience the consequences of his legalistic beliefs. Reflecting on this experience later in life, he wrote:
Judd, Daniel K. and Dyer, W. Justin
"Grace, Legalism, and Mental Health among the Latter-day Saints,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 59:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol59/iss1/2