This 20th-century study of religions and their relationship to social and economic issues is considered by some scholars to be one of the most influential works on the subject.This 20th-century study of religions and their relationship to social and economic issues is considered by some scholars to be one of the most influential works on the subject.Read Less
Fair. 280 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. ECONOMICS. A brilliant analysis of the historical backgrounds of our present attitudes. Traces some strands in the development of religious thought on social and economic questions in the period which saw the transition from medieval to modern theories of social organizaton. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Wages, Religion, Capitalism, Usury, Traders, Economics, Society, State, Puritanism, Poverty, Prices, Peasants, Middle Class, Landlords, Individualism, Italy, Gilds, Germany, Economists, Cloth Industry, Calvinism, Bishops, R. H. Tawney).
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