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  • Puritanos modernos: caráter nacional e ideologia religiosa na sociedade estadunidense
    Camara, Evandro M. (2013)
    Revista Estudos de Sociologia 18:34: 153-171.

    Puritanism shaped the essential modes of action and thought of the U.S. population.

    Associated Search Terms: National character; Puritan, U.S.A.; United States
  • 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
  • Protestantism and Capitalism. The Mechanisms of Influence.
    Cohen, Jere (2002)
    Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

    Distinguishes numerous theses in the Weber classic, & reassesses each.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Visions of the Good Society and the Religious Roots of American Political Culture.
    Williams, Rhys H. (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:1: 1-34. Comment by Ted G. Jelen, pp. 35-40. Comment by John H. Simpson, pp. 41-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Covenantal social relations; Social movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Contractual social relations; United States; Puritan, U.S.A.; Individualism; Pluralism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic Worker
  • Innerworldly Individualism: Charismatic Community and its Institutionalization.
    Seligman, Adam B. (1994)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Focuses on 17th century New England, U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan, U.S.A.; Individualism; United States, New England; Institutionalization; Charisma; Historical
  • Puritanism and the Rise of Modern Science: The Merton Thesis.
    Cohen, I. Bernard (ed.) (1990)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan; Merton, Robert K.; Science
  • The Influence of Religion on the Development of the Sciences.
    Candolle, Alphonse de (1990)
    In I. Bernard Cohen (ed.) Puritanism and the Rise of Modern Science: The Merton Thesis. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 145-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Science; Puritan; Merton, Robert K.
  • Inner-worldly Individualism and the Institutionalization of Puritanism in Late Seventeenth Century New England.
    Seligman, Adam B. (1990)
    British Journal of Sociology 41:4: 537-557.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New England; Puritan; Asceticism; Inner-worldly; Historical; Individualism
  • Religion and the Rise of Liberal-democratic Ideology in 17th-century England and France.
    Zaret, David (1989)
    American Sociological Review 54:2: 163-170.

    Liberal-democratic ideas came not amid secularization but a change wherein Deism replaced Puritanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain; Politics, France; France; Deist; Liberal; Historical; Secularization; Puritan
  • Religion und Lebensführung. Studien zu Max Webers Religions- und Herrschaftssoziologie, 2 vols.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1988)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Puritan; Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Early Christian; Asceticism; Confucian, China; China; Charisma; Daoist, China; Buddhist; Hindu; Rationalization; Islam; Jewish; Protestant Ethic
  • The Puritan Conscience and Modern Sexuality.
    Leites, Edmund (1986)
    New Haven: Yale University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Sexuality; Puritan
  • Puritan Perverts: Notes on Accusation.
    Bruce, Steve (1985)
    Sociological Review 33:1: 47-63.

    Explores the phenomenon of accusations of sexual deviance being used in religious controversy.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan; Sexual deviance; Moral; Conflict
  • The Heavenly Contract: Ideology and Organization in Pre-Revolutionary Puritanism.
    Zaret, David (1985)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Studies the organization of Puritanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan, Great Britain; Historical; Protestant Ethic
  • Puritan America in the Modern World: Mission Impossible?
    Tiryakian, Edward A. (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 43:4: 351-368.

    Sees Calvinism's having collapsed the separation of religious & mundane spheres & between members of the community & outsiders; suggests this led to an ethic of service & mission.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Puritan, U.S.A.; Parsons, Talcott
  • Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia.
    Baltzell, E. Digby (1979)
    New York: Free Press. [Boston: Beacon, 1982]

    Historical sociology on the ethos of Puritan vs. Quaker elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Quaker, U.S.A.; Puritan, U.S.A.; Elite; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • 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
  • Called to Order: The Role of the Puritan Berufsmensch in Weberian Sociology.
    Eisen, Arnold M. (1975)
    Sociology 13: 203-218.

    Sees Max Weber over-estimating the role of asceticism in English Puritanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic; Puritan
  • Neither Marx nor Durkheim... Perhaps Weber.
    Tiryakian, Edward A. (1975)
    American Journal of Sociology 81:1: 1-33.

    Searches for a heuristic model for understanding American culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; United States; Puritan, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Revolution.
    Lewy, Guenter (1974)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam; Sudan; Sri Lanka; Spain; Mexico; India; Germany; Egypt; China; Burma; Brazil; Latin America; Africa; Puritan, Great Britain; Catholic, Mexico; Jewish; Hindu, India; Christian; Revolution; Messian; Cargo cult; Anabaptist
  • A Specification of the Weber Thesis: Plymouth Colony.
    Lucas, Rex A. (1971)
    History and Theory 10: 318-346.

    Generally supports the Protestant Ethic thesis, but not a thesis that automatically links individualism to Puritanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan, U.S.A.; Individualism; Protestant Ethic; United States, Massachusetts, Plymouth; Historical
  • Religion, Order, and Law. A Study in Pre-Revolutionary England.
    Little, David (1969)
    New England: Harper & Row. [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984]

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan, Great Britain; Great Britain; Law; Protestant Ethic
  • The Revolution of the Saints: A Study in the Origins of Radical Politics.
    Walzer, Michael (1966)
    London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson.

    Sees no evidence that Puritans who worried over salvation became capitalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Great Britain; Puritan; Protestant Ethic
  • Some Religious Factors in the Emergence of Industrial Society in England.
    Israel, Herman (1966)
    American Sociological Review 31: 589-599.

    Places the emergence of English industrialism in a context of the polarization between an Anglican-royalist society & a Puritan-parliamentarian one.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Church of England; Puritan, Great Britain; Economic
  • Wayward Puritans. A Study in the Sociology of Deviance.
    Erikson, Kai T. (1966)
    New York: Wiley.

    Historical sociology; focuses on prosecutions in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts; Deviance/social control; Puritan, U.S.A.; Witch; Functionalism; Historical
  • Puritanism as a Revolutionary Ideology.
    Walzer, Michael (1963)
    History and theory 3: 59-90.

    Critique of several depictions of Puritanism; sympathizes more with Weber's than Marx's.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Revolution; Marx, Karl; Puritan
  • Max Weber and American Puritanism.
    Hertz, Karl Herbert (1961)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 1:2: 189-197.

    Supports Max Weber's Protestant Ethic thesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan, U.S.A.; United States; Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Puritanism, the Wilderness, and the Frontier.
    Heimert, Alan (1953)
    New England Quarterly 26: 361-382.

    Examines 17th century American writings.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Puritan, U.S.A.
  • Changes in the Puritan Concept of Calling or Voction.
    Michaelsen, Robert S. (1953)
    New England Quarterly 26: 315-336.

    Examines Puritan writings on the doctrine of the calling.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan, U.S.A.; Protestant Ethic; Calling; United States
  • Bible Commonwealth and Holy Experiment: A Study of the Relation between Theology and Politics in the Puritan and Quaker Colonies.
    Hertz, Karl Herbert (1948)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Univesity of Chicago, Committee on Social Thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Puritan, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts; United States, Pennsylvania; Historical
  • Science, Technology and Society in 17th Century England.
    Merton, Robert K. (1938)
    Osiris 4:2. [Revised dissertation. New York: Harper & Row, 1970]

    Applies Max Weber's Protestant Ethic thesis to the emergence of the scientific world view in England.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Great Britain; Protestant Ethic; Puritan, Great Britain
  • Puritanism, Pietism and Science.
    Merton, Robert K. (1936)
    Sociological Review 28:1: 1-30.

    Relates Puritan values to the pursuit of science.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Science; Puritan; Pietist
  • Sociological Aspects of Scientific Development in Seventeenth Century England.
    Merton, Robert K. (1935)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Puritan, Great Britain; Science
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