POL101Y1 Quiz: Protestant Ethic[Jan23th].doc

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Weber wasn"t the first to notice this: in fact most social theorists were responding. It was protestant and capitalism to karl marx. Protestant developed capitalistic face produces super structure. Published as two long articles in 1904 and 1905. Opens with a statistical fact business leaders and owners of capital, as well as the higher grades of skilled labor, Not merely a contempory fact, but an historical fact, tracing the association back, it can be shown that some of the early centers of capitalist development in the early part of the 18th century were strongly protestant. But this interpretation does not stand up to scrutiny. Reformation not an escape from controls of the church. You catholics are corrupt, you can only get salvation of your soul comes through faith and scripture. The priesthood is mediating between the masses and the gods not working. In involved a much higher degree of regulation of behavior than that which was demanded by catholicism.

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