Max Weber, Religion, And Capitalism Essay by The Research Group

Max Weber, Religion, And Capitalism
A look at Max Weber's view of the economic mentality that emerged out of the Reformation.
# 72583 | 1,130 words | 4 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Religion and Theology (General) , Sociology (General) , Philosophy (General)


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This paper discusses why Max Weber saw the economic mentality that emerged out of the Reformation as a necessary ingredient to the rise of capitalism.

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"The church domesticated medieval Europe by means of its system of confession and penance, but for the men of the middle ages the possibility of unburdening themselves through the channel of the confessional when they had rendered themselves liable to punishment meant a release from the consciousness of sin, which the teachings of the church had called into being. The unity and strength of the methodical conduct of life were thus, in fact, broken up. In its knowledge of human nature the..."

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