5 People That Sold Their Souls To The Devil
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5 People That Sold Their Souls To The Devil

Manila : Philippines | Oct 05, 2010 at 9:47 PM PDT
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5 People That Sold Their Souls To The Devil

There have been rumors of possible instances that someone has sold their soul to the devil. Musicians and writers, alike, are often accused of making a pact with the devil in order to become successful. There are some well known instances out there that indicate that someone has made a pact with the devil.

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5 People That Sold Their Souls To The Devil
Johann Georg FaustJohann Georg Faust was a German alchemist. In 1507, it was said that he was a con man and a drifter that would prey on the gullible. He was said to have molested several boys in Kreuznach. In 1509, he obtained a degree in divinity. At the University of Krakow, he studied magic and befriended Martin Luther and Philip Melachton. These two men were said to have witnessed Johann’s pact with the devil. He worked at the University of Ehrfut, where it was said that he was lecturing on Homer and conjured up his heroes for the students. He was soon asked to resign and offered repentance. It was then that he admitted to having the pact with the devil. He told Dr. Klinge, a Franciscan monk, that he trusted the devil more than he did God.
Jay-ar Mendoza is based in Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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