TITLE

The 'Protestant Ethic' and the English labour movement: The case of the Churches of Christ

PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter93, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the influence of the Protestant ethic on business entrepreneurship and trade union leadership and has been an important theme of the labor movement in England. Adopts a national, institutional approach which concentrates on the perceptions of the middle-class hierarchy and developments in official doctrine, at the expense of local working-class religiosity. Forms of primitivism shifting the emphasis in both liturgical forms and beliefs, towards the ideas and practices of the early church.
ACCESSION #
17832325

 

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