Saturday, March 22, 2008

Before the Printing Press

Dr. Richard Nokes, professor of medieval literature at Troy University, makes some points on the state of education, religion, and functional literacy prior the advent of the printing press and the various modern myths that folks (particularly college students) love to believe. Would modern education (to the non-wealthy, non-clergy), widespread, functional literacy, or even Protestantism as we know it today have been possible without the printing press?

No comments:


Related Posts with Thumbnails