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 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9

"I have the right to believe freely" , (undated)


  • (undated)

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Ben Shahn 4-8c to 4-8i

Ink script [Martin Luther] quote in seven individual strips of paper, numbered. Written here with "/" to separate each sheet: "I have the right to believe freely / To be a slave to no man's authority / If this be heresy, so be it. It is still / the truth. To go against conscience / is neither right nor safe. I can not / will not recant. Here I stand. No / man can command my conscience." See also Box 5, Folder 9.

Various sizes, typical: 4.5 x 60.5 cm

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