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Jeremy Black

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300167955

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300167955.001.0001

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Renaissance, Reformation and Scientific Revolution

Renaissance, Reformation and Scientific Revolution

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The Power of Knowledge

Jeremy Black

Yale University Press

This chapter describes the significant role played by the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, and the Scientific Revolution in the coming of the modern age. It discusses the consequences of the Reformation and the ways in which modernisation and modernity have been traditionally linked to religious tolerance, printing, and Scientific Revolution. During the Reformation, printing facilitated the exchange of information and enhanced possibilities for systematisation and dissemination of new knowledge.

Keywords:   Renaissance, Protestant Reformation, Scientific Revolution, modernisation, modernity, religious tolerance, printing, information

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