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  • Issues of Christianity in colonial Chhattisgarh
    Dube, Saurabh (1992)
    Sociological Bulletin 41:1/2: 97-117. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 231-255]

    Historical characterization of missionary accounts, based on reports written by local Indian catechists.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions, India; Protestant, India; India, Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh; Caste; Colonialism
  • Christian Ashrams. A New Religious Movement in Contemporary India.
    Ralston, Helen (1987)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Ashram; Catholic, India; Protestant, India; Ecumenism; Syrian Orthodox, India; India
  • The Weberian Thesis in India/La Thèse Wébérienne en Inde.
    Buchignani, Norman L. (1976)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 21/42: 17-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic; India; Modernization
  • Protestant Missions in India: A Sociological Review.
    Wiebe, Paul D. (1970)
    Journal of Asian and African Studies 5: 293-301.

    General account of the Protestant population of India, based on previous studies. Generally reflects the 1960s.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; India; Protestant, India; Caste
  • Religion and social change in India: The Max Weber thesis, phase three.
    Singer, Milton (1966)
    Economic Development and Cultural Change 14:4: 497-505.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; India; Development; Weber, Max; Economic
  • The Protestant Ethic and the Parsis.
    Kennedy, Robert E., Jr. (1962)
    American Journal of Sociology 68:1: 11-20. [Also in Neil J. Smelser (ed.), Readings on Economic Sociology (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; Prentice-Hall, 1965), pp. 16-26.

    The traditional Zoroastrian value of commercial rationality has been carried through to the modern Parsees.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Parsee, India; Economic; Protestant Ethic
  • The Achieving Society.
    McClelland, David C. (1961)
    New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

    Sees the Protestant Ethic phenomenon as an instance of a more general pattern in which societies encourage achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Achievement; Japan; Socialization; Comparative; India; Economic; Brazil; Germany, West
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