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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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