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  • The Destiny of Modern Societies: The Calvinist Predestination of a New Society.
    Zafirovski, Milan (2009)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Calvinist Puritanism shaped American culture and institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Calvinist; Puritan, U.S.A.; United States
  • The Religious Roots of Modern Poverty Policy: Catholic, Lutheran, and Reformed Protestant Tradition Compared.
    Kahl, Sigrun (2005)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 46:1: 91-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Comparative; Welfare; Catholic; Calvinist; Lutheran; Historical
  • The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2003)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    The Calvinist Reformation produced the infrastructure of the state with not only a work ethic but discipline.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Germany, Brandenburg-Prussia; Politics; Discipline; Historical; Netherlands; Protestant Ethic; Reformation; State; Calvinist
  • Calvinism and Revolution. The Walzer Thesis Reconsidered.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2002)
    In Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton (eds.) Meaning and Modrnity. Religion, Polity, and Self. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 78-104.

    Offers an alternative to Michael Walzer's analysis of the English Revolution (1642-58) and the French Wars of Religion (1562-1626).

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Revolution; Europe; Calvinist
  • Believer Selectivity in Calvin and Calvinism.
    MacKinnon, Malcolm H. (1994)
    British Journal of Sociology 45:4: 585-595.

    Reply to a critique by David Zaret to an earlier work by the author.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max; Calvinist
  • The Effect of Religion on Self-interest Morality.
    Voert, Marijke ter, Albert Felling, and Jan Peters (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 35:4: 302-323.

    Analyzes 1990 interview data from Dutch adults; finds belief, religious participation, & denomination affect honesty in such matters as taxes & benefits claims.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Atheist, Netherlands; Orthodox Calvinist, Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands; Belief; Netherlands; Moral; Dutch Reformed, Netherlands; Neo-Calvinist, Netherlands
  • The Historiography of Continental Calvinism.
    Benedict, Philip (1993)
    In hartmut Lehmann and Guenther Roth (eds.), Weber's Protestant Ethic: Origins, Evidence, Contexts. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 305-325.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Calvinist, Europe; Historical
  • The Protestant Ethic Revisited: Disciplinary Revolution and State Formation in Holland and Prussia.
    Gorski, Philip S. (1993)
    American Journal of Sociology 99:2: 265-316.

    The founding of European states, 16-18th centuries, was not solely produced by monarchs' administrative revolutions but also a disciplinary one sparked by Calvinism & other ascetic movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Asceticism; State; Calvinist; Historical; Europe
  • The Effect of Religion on Work Attitudes in The Netherlands.
    Voert, Marijke ter (1993)
    Social Compass 40:1: 33-44.

    Analyzes 1990-91 Dutch survey data; denomination had indirect effects on work attitudes. Orthodox Calvinists especially had a Christian work ethic.

    Associated Search Terms: Nederlands Hervormd, Netherlands; Gereformeerd, Netherlands; Orthodox Calvinist, Netherlands; Protestant Ethic; Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands
  • From Apartheid to Liberation: Calvinism and the Shaping of Ethical Belief in South Africa.
    Renick, Timothy M. (1991)
    Sociological Focus 24:2: 129-143.

    Maintains that other studies ignore the role of Calvinism in developing the beliefs of both Afrikaners & black nationalists.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Calvinist, South Africa; Race
  • Pilgrims of Paradox: Calvinism and Experience among the Primitive Baptists of the Blue Ridge.
    Peacock, James L., and Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. (1989)
    Washington: Smithsonian.

    Based on a 1980s ethnographic study.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Calvinist; Participant observation; Primitive Baptist
  • Konfessionelle Kulturen in den Niederlanden.
    Peters, Jan, and Osmund Schreuder (1989)
    In Karl-Fritz Daiber (ed.) Religion und Konfession. Hanover: Lutherisches Verlagshaus, pp. 113-138.

    Overview of Dutch confessional cultures; presents survey data on denominational commitment of Catholic, Reformed, Neo-Calvinist, & Pietist respondents. Examines political, economic, & cultural values.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Dutch Reformed, Netherlands; Values; Pietist, Netherlands; Netherlands; Politics, Netherlands; Neo-Calvinist, Netherlands; Denomination (organizational entity); Catholic, Netherlands
  • Part I: Calvinism and the Infallible Assurance of Grace: The Weber Thesis Reconsidered. Part II: Weber's Exploration of Calvinism: The Undiscovered Provenance of Capitalism.
    MacKinnon, Malcolm H. (1988)
    British Journal of Sociology 39:2: 143-210.

    Criticizes Weber's Protestant Ethic thesis on the ground that covenant theology over-shadowed Calvin's predestinarianism.

    Associated Search Terms: Calvinist; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestantism, Authoritarianism and Democracy: A Comparison of The Netherlands, the United States and South Africa.
    Jacobson, David (1987)
    Religion 17:3: 275-301.

    Calvinist religions developed in The Netherlands, the U.S.A.., & South Africa, all of which developed very different political systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Politics, Netherlands; Netherlands; Calvinist; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; South Africa; Politics, South Africa
  • Charismatic Calvinism: Forging a Missing Link.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1986)
    In Ronald M. Glassman and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Charisma, History, and Social Structure. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 73-81.

    Because Calvinist doctrine was attached to an authority structure, it became a world view as well as a theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Calvinist
  • Religion and Euthanasia in the Netherlands. Exploring a Diffuse Relationship.
    Hilhorst, Henri W.A. (1983)
    Social Compass 30;4: 491-502.

    Presents churches' stands & 1980 national poll data.

    Associated Search Terms: Euthanasia; Moral; Dutch Reformed, Netherlands; Netherlands; Calvinist, Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands
  • Experience and Enlightenment. Socialization for Cultural Change in Eighteenth-Century Scotland.
    Camic, Charles (1983)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Early chapters provide an account of 18th century Scottish Calvinist culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Particularism; Great Britain, Scotland; Reformation; Calvinist, Scotland
  • Damnation and Deviance: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Failure.
    Rotenberg, Mordechai (1978)
    New York: Free Press.

    Focuses on the contradiction between the Calvinist belief in predestined evil & the professions dedicated to reforming individuals. One chapter examines colonial Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Protestant Ethic; Puritan; Calvinist; United States, Massachusetts
  • The Protestant Ethic Against the Spirit of Psychiatry: The Other Side of Weber's Thesis.
    Rotenberg, Mordechia (1975)
    British Journal of Sociology 26:1: 52-65.

    The predestinarian beliefs of Calvinism are incompatible with the professions that seek to reform persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Calvinist; Psychiatrist
  • Confessional Attachment and Electoral Behavior in the Netherlands.
    Miller, Warren E., and Philip C. Stouthard (1975)
    European Journal of Political Research 3:3: 219-258.

    Analyzes 1970 & '72 survey research from The Netherlands; links the rejections of institutional religion & institutional politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Calvinist, Netherlands; Dutch Reformed, Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands; Politics, Netherlands; Netherlands
  • Calvinism and Social Behaviour in a Dutch-Canadian Community.
    Ishwaran, Karigoudar (1971)
    In Karigoudar Ishwaran (ed.), The Canadian Family. Toronto: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, pp. 297-316.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Dutch Canadians; Canada; Calvinist
  • Catholics, Calvinists, and Rational Control: Further Explorations in the Weberian Thesis.
    Ball, Donald W. (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:4: 181-188.

    Criticizes studies of rationalization; compares Catholics & Calvinists on a powerlessness scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Calvinist; Catholic; Protestant Ethic; Power; Rationalization
  • Authoritarianism, Religious Conservatism and Sociocentric Attitudes in Roman Catholic Groups.
    Weima, Jan (1965)
    Human Relations 18:3: 231-240.

    Notes the correspondent relation of authoritarianism with negative attitudes of Dutch Catholics & Calvinists toward each other.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Authoritarianism; Conservative, Netherlands; Prejudice; Calvinist, Netherlands
  • Authoritarian Personality, anti-Catholicism and the Experience of Religious Values.
    Weima, Jan (1964)
    Social Compass 11:2: 13-25.

    Analyzes F-scale data from an Orthodox Reformed Church population.

    Associated Search Terms: Authoritarianism; Prejudice, anti-Catholic; Netherlands; Orthodox Calvinist, Netherlands; Values; Experience
  • L'Appartenance Religieuse et l'Utilisation des Loisirs du Dimanch.
    Hessels, A. (1964)
    Social Compass 11:2: 27-39.

    Analyzes 1956 interview data from inhabitants of major Dutch cities; examines the use of leisure time on Sundays & finds denominational differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Practice; Catholic, Netherlands; Lutheran, Netherlands; Calvinist, Netherlands; Denomination (organizational entity); Leisure
  • A Framework for the Analysis of Religious Action with Special Reference to Holiness and Non-Holiness Groups.
    Johnson, Benton (1953)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Focused analysis of 20 open-ended interview questions posed to Holiness & non-holiness movement Protestant Christians; uses Parsons' patterned variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Revivalism; Calvinist; Conversion; Holiness religion
  • Differential Divorce Rates by Religious Groups.
    Somogyi, Stephen (1941)
    American Journal of Sociology 46: 665-685.

    Presents data from Hungary, 1897-1936.

    Associated Search Terms: Hungary; Calvinist, Hungary; Marriage; Lutheran, Hungary; Divorce; Unitarian, Hungary; Catholic, eastern rite, Hungary; Catholic, Hungary; Jewish, Hungary; Greek Orthodox, Hungary
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