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Title Weber's Protestant ethic : origins, evidence, contexts / edited by Hartmut Lehmann and Guenther Roth
Published Washington, D.C. : German Historical Institute ; Cambridge, England ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 1993

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Description xii, 397 pages ; 23 cm
Series Publications of the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C
Publications of the German Historical Institute.
Contents Introduction / Guenther Roth -- Pt. I. Background and Context. 1. The German Theological Sources and Protestant Church Politics / Friedrich Wilhelm Graf. 2. The Thesis before Weber: An Archaeology / Paul Munch. 3. Max Weber, Protestantism, and the Debate around 1900 / Thomas Nipperdey. 4. Weber the Would-Be Englishman: Anglophilia and Family History / Guenther Roth. 5. Weber's Historical Concept of National Identity / Harry Liebersohn. 6. Nietzsche's Monastery for Freer Spirits and Weber's Sect / Hubert Treiber. 7. Weber's Ascetic Practices of the Self / Harvey S. Goldman. 8. The Protestant Ethic versus the "New Ethic" / Klaus Lichtblau. 9. The Rise of Capitalism: Weber versus Sombart / Hartmut Lehmann -- Pt. II. Reception and Response. 10. The Longevity of the Thesis: A Critique of the Critics / Malcolm H. MacKinnon. 11. The Use and Abuse of Textual Data /David Zaret. 12. Biographical Evidence on Predestination, Covenant, and Special Providence /Kaspar von Greyerz
13. The Thing that Would Not Die: Notes on Refutation / Guy Oakes. 14. Historical Viability, Sociological Significance, and Personal Judgment / Gianfranco Poggi. 15. The Historiography of Continental Calvinism / Philip Benedict. 16. The Protestant Ethic and the Reality of Capitalism in Colonial America / James A. Henretta. 17. The Economic Ethics of the World Religions / Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer. 18. "Meet Me in St. Louis": Troeltsch and Weber in America / Hans Rollmann
Analysis Society Role of Religion
Society Role of Religion
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Weber, Max, 1864-1920. Protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus.
Calvinism.
Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches.
Christian ethics.
Protestant work ethic.
Religion and sociology.
Author Lehmann, Hartmut, 1936-
Roth, Guenther.
German Historical Institute (Washington, D.C.)
LC no. 92030420
ISBN 0521440629
0521558298 (paperback)