Terrible things have been done in the name of religion.However, the Reformation did have some positive effects. The Reformation removed the chains from Bibles, adding impetus the printing revolution set in place by the invention of the printing press, led to the creation of the Protestant work ethic, an engine of capitalism, and paved the way for the creation of the modem nation state. Evil is no respecter of creeds as
Evidenced by the Spanish Inquisition, the Counter Reformation, and the Thirty Years War. Thank the Turks for the croissant, invented to commemorate victory over the Turks in 1683.