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By George O'Brien,Dr. Edward McPhail

ISBN-10: 0678005915

ISBN-13: 9780678005910

ISBN-10: 0971828628

ISBN-13: 9780971828629

This paintings bargains a different point of view at the upward push of capitalism and socialism and the impact of the Reformation. particular themes comprise effects of trust within the deepest judgment of scriptures; separation of religious and secular existence; distinction among Lutheran and Calvinist teachings on economics; the Calvinist suggestion of vocation; its belief of fabric good fortune as an indication of divine election; its compliment of frugality and disdain for attractiveness. additionally lined is socialism as a response to excesses of capitalism; the style within which Protestantism had bolstered secular authority; diminuation of charity towards the bad following Reformation; materialism underlying socialism abetted via Protestant emphasis on earthly prosperity; egalitarian principles traceable to Protestantism; and the convenience with which socialism combined into Protestant concept. it is a detailed paintings of monetary philosophy in that it examines the ideological explanations of the industrial adjustments of the interval, hence providing a clean philosophical point of view instead of in basic terms the mathematical or statistical aspects of the question.

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