Theses are generally examined by two or more specialists.
It must not be assumed that Luther's ninety-five theses produced any considerable direct results.
The Schlosskirche, to the doors of which Luther nailed his famous ninety-five theses in 1517, dates from 1439-1499; it was, however, seriously damaged by fire during the bombardment of 1760, was practically rebuilt, and has since (1885-1892) been restored.
Permission to print the theses is given by the rector or vice-rector after report from one or more professors, and they are then discussed publicly by the faculty and the candidate (soutenance de these).
Some of the more important of his economic theses, as summarized by W.