The Protestant Ethic Revisited

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  • ISBN-13: 9781439901908
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2013
  • Series: Politics History & Social Chan Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 342
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction: Beyond the Tilly Thesis: How States Did Not Make War and War Did Not Make States

Part I: Religion and Politics in Early Modern Europe
1. The Protestant Ethic Revisited: Disciplinary Revolution and State Formation in Holland and Prussia
2. Calvinism and Revolution: The Walzer Thesis Reconsidered
3. The Mosaic Moment: An Early Modernist Critique of Modernist Theories of Nationalism
4. The Making of Prussian Absolutism: Confessional Conflict and State Autonomy under the Great Elector, 1640–1688
5. The Little Divergence: The Protestant Reformation and Economic Hegemony in Early Modern Europe

Part II: The Secularization Debate
6. Historicizing the Secularization Debate: Church, State, and Society in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, circa 1300 to 1700
7. After Secularization? by Philip S. Gorski and Ates Altinordu

Conclusion: The Protestant Ethic and the Secular Modern Index

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