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Author Zafirovski, Milan, 1958-

Title The destiny of modern societies : the Calvinist predestination of a new society / by Milan Zafirovski
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 621 pages)
Series Studies in critical social sciences, 1573-4234 ; v. 14
Studies in critical social sciences ; v. 14
Contents Contents; Introduction; I. America's Destiny and Calvinism; The "First New Nation" and European Calvinism; Calvinism--The Genesis and "Destiny" of America?; Calvinist Predestination via the Puritan "Destiny" of America; The Nature and Scope of the Calvinist "Predestination" of the "New Nation"; Appendix: America's "Destiny" and Tocqueville, Weber, and Marx; II. America's Calvinist "Destiny" Identifi ed and Specifi ed; What is America's Calvinist "Destiny"?; Bibliocracy from the Genesis to the Destiny; The Calvinist Design and System of Theocracy Reconsidered
From Calvinist Theocracy to the Moralistic "Tyranny of Puritanism" to "Moral Fascism"Calvinist Theocracy as Total Society; III. Economic System of Calvinist Theocracy; A Theocratic Master-Servant Economy; Elements and Subtypes of the Calvinist Pure Master-Servant Economy; The Calvinist Slave Economy; Calvinist Feudal Servitude; The Calvinist Caste System; Elements of the Calvinist Diluted Master-Servant Economy; Calvinist Predatory Capitalism; IV. Po
Summary Applying the idea of the destiny of societies or nations, the book argues, demonstrates, and illustrates the Calvinist societal "predestination," through the Puritan determination, of American society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Calvinism -- United States -- History.
Christian sociology -- Calvinism
Religion and sociology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282401424
9004176292 (cloth)
9047429737 (electronic bk.)
9789004176294 (cloth)
9789047429739 (electronic bk.)