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Was the Protestant Reformation an  important consequence of the printing press?

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Although having the Bible available to be read widely by the laity was an important aspect of the Protestant Reformation, it was not the sole cause of the Reformation. There is an important distinction between use of the printing press by Protestants and the causes of the Reformation. The main causes of the Reformation were...

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