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The impact of the printing press on the Reformation, the history of the Bible and the emergence of the Puritans by Gavin Finley

31 Oct

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The Impact of the Printing Press on History – 1450-1500’s

from VoxEu.org

“Printing, lately invented in Mainz, is the art of arts, the science of sciences. Thanks to its rapid diffusion the world is endowed with a treasure house of wisdom and knowledge, till now hidden from view. An infinite number of works which very few students could have consulted in Paris, or Athens or in the libraries of other great university towns, are now translated into all languages and scattered abroad among all the nations of the world”. –Werner Rolewinck (1474)

The first printing press was established around 1450 in Mainz, Germany. Contemporaries saw the technology ushering in dramatic changes in the way knowledge was stored and exchanged (Rolewinck 1474).

(via) Abraham Piper

Our journey of discovery to seek the roots of the Puritans begins at a time when the Holy Scriptures were coming to the common man in…

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