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Tanner, Kathryn

Summary: In his classic The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber’s work, Kathryn Tanner provocatively reverses this thesis, arguing that Christianity can offer a direct challenge to the largely uncontested growth of capitalism. Exploring the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 261.85 TAN

Lehmann, Chris

Summary: "A grand, brilliantly written work of American history We think we know the story of American religion: the Puritans were cold, austere, and pious, and Christianity continued pure and uncorrupted until the industrial revolution got in the way. InThe Money Cult, Chris Lehmann argues that we have it backwards: capitalism has always been entangled with religion, and so today's megapastors aren't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 LEH

Stark, Rodney.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 STA

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