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Religion and economic action

Kurt Samuelsson

Religion and economic action

by Kurt Samuelsson

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Published by Bonniers, Heinemann in Stockholm, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as Ekonomi och religion, 1957.

Statementedited by D.C. Coleman ; translated from the Swedish by E. Geoffrey French.
SeriesBooks on sociology
ContributionsColeman, D. C. 1920-
The Physical Object
Pagination157p.,22cm
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17156058M

The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—“an excellent, hyperliterate, genre-pantsing detective novel that deserves every inch of its blockbuster superfame” (New York).For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a. Religion and Politics in the United States, Fifth Edition, offers a comprehensive account of the role of religious ideas, institutions, and communities in American public life. While maintaining that religion is too politically potent to be left out or consigned to the margins in accounts of American politics, Wald and Calhoun-Brown also argue against the common tendency to treat religion as 4/5(2).

  What does religion have to do with economics, and vice versa? While these may seem disparate concerns, their deep historical connection drives Sriya Iyer’s inquiry in The Economics of Religion in India, which endeavors to expand the study of religion through economic analysis and delves into the changing demographics of India’s religious pluralism in relation to its global economic ascent. The idea that capitalism grew out of Puritan values, as unlikely as it seems, has aroused much interest among economic historians. First proposed by Max Weber, the hypothesis gained wide acceptance through the writings of R.H. Tawney. In this bold and hard-hitting essay, Samuelsson cuts through the controversy and convincingly challenges Weber's hypothesis and many of Tawney's .

  Lina Molokotos-Liederman is a postdoctoral research assistant for the Faith and Fashion project at the London College of Fashion/University of the Arts. As of 1 January she is the managing editor of Religion, State and holds a PhD in sociology of religion from the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes () and is a postdoctoral associate of the Groupe Sociétés, Religions Cited by: 6. - Sociology of Religion () was the first sociological attempt to compare the world's religions. In it, he suggested that Asian religious beliefs and ethical systems had stood in the way of capitalist economic growth there and had kept Asian economies from developing along the western European path. -But without a certain kind of ideological.


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