The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Authoritarianism - Puritanism, Democracy, and Society

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Authoritarianism - Puritanism, Democracy, and Society

von: Milan Zafirovski

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387493213 , 337 Seiten

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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Authoritarianism - Puritanism, Democracy, and Society


 

Contents

6

Introduction

9

Puritanism and Authoritarianism

18

Puritanism

18

The "Spirit of Authoritarianism"

32

The "Spirit" of Political and Social Authoritarianism

36

Puritanism and Authoritarianism: Authoritarian Mastery of the Social World

38

Puritanism and Political Authoritarianism: Authoritarian Mastery of Politics

43

Puritan Political Authoritarianism: General Considerations

43

Political Antiliberalism and Nondemocracy

44

Political Extremism

52

Antiegalitarianism: Inequality as Divinely Ordained Destiny

72

Militarism, Nationalism, and Expansionism

84

Puritanism and Social Authoritarianism: Authoritarian Mastery of Civil Society

97

Puritan Social Authoritarianism: General Considerations

97

Moral Authoritarianism

99

Religious Authoritarianism

123

Theocracy: The Ideal and System of Church-State

140

Puritanism and Social Authoritarianism Continued

160

Artistic-Cultural Authoritarianism

160

Educational and Scientific Authoritarianism

167

Authoritarian Antihumanism

181

Neo-Puritanism and Authoritarianism

217

From Paleo-Puritanism to Neo-Puritanism

217

Neo-Puritanism and New Puritan Authoritarianism

223

Puritanism and Contemporary Authoritarianism

241

Authoritarian Legacy of Puritanism in Contemporary Society

263

The Puritan Authoritarian Legacy: General Considerations

263

Rediscovering the Puritan Authoritarian Legacy in American Society

267

Elements of the Puritan Authoritarian Legacy

278

The Authoritarian Legacy of Puritanism in Global Perspective

317

Conclusion

326

References

340

Index

349