Thursday, February 23, 2006

An anniversary worth noting

On this day in 1455, Johann Gutenberg began printing his Bible. The improved means of printing fostered a lot of changes and contributed to the Reformation. Thanks Mr. Gutenberg.

3 comments:

Julana said...

And, a degree of freedom from the institutionalized church. For individuals. Which,maybe, is what you see the Reformation being.

lindaruth said...

I suppose so, but also the ability to read the Bible for myself.

Chris said...

Geez, what a troublemaker that guy was. ;'p