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I Finally Understand Objections to Lutheranism

Lutherans are pink:

Religious and cultural Lutheran values have shaped Nordic societies for centuries. But instead of encouraging capitalism as in Calvinist Europe, Lutheranism promoted a social-democratic welfare state in the Nordic world.

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Novus Ordo Seclorum

Worldly Asceticism: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

I couldn’t find a decent pdf of Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus) so I cobbled one together and also generated epub and mobi versions. 54 palabras más


Weber on 'Beruf'

Nietzsche is a bridging figure within the genealogical narrative of this series of posts. He presents the culmination point of the ethical aspect of depoliticization critique: as ontology and universality retreat, ethics and politics occupy the foreground. 716 palabras más

Politics And Ethics

The era of belief, not just belonging

Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650, Carlos Eire, Yale University Press

You don’t want to drop this massive book on your foot, but you might like to lug it back home from the bookshop, as it is a history of the period that is wide-ranging and careful. 615 palabras más

Lunch All by Yourself

Brooking Dissent: The To-Do Over David Brooks
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Allow me to start with a confession: I don’t eat sushi and I am addicted to… 964 palabras más

The American Scene

Week 4: Weber & Social Action

This week consisted of a more in-depth analysis of Max Weber and his view of sociology and social action. From what has been gathered, I have come to understand that Weber sees social action as something influenced by the reaction of others; in general influenced by human interaction, and not by background. 207 palabras más

Stimmen zur Landsgemeinde #12: Max Weber

Die Landsgemeinde ist auch aus soziologischer Sicht interessant. Aus diesem Grund nahm der deutsche Soziologe Max Weber in den 1890er Jahren eine Einladung eines befreundeten Schweizer Wissenschaftlers an, die Landsgemeinde in Glarus zu besuchen. 233 palabras más