Max Weber. 1905

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Published: Unwin Hyman, London & Boston, 1930;
Translated: Talcott Parsons, Anthony Giddens;
Transcribed: by Andy Blunden February 2005;
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Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation and Social Stratification

Chapter 2: The Spirit of Capitalism

Chapter 3: Luther’s Conception of the Calling

Chapter 4: The Religious Foundations of Worldly Asceticism

A: Calvinism
B: Pietism
C: Methodism
D: The Baptist Sects

Chapter 5: Asceticism and the Spirit of Capitalism