11 23 2011

11 23 2011 - aspects of Protestantism- what is it about...

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Unformatted text preview: aspects of Protestantism- what is it about this religion - look at the world- how operating ... ? - one of the ideas picked up on - predestination- e.g. Calvinist beliefs- - e.g. God already has a plan for you--> either go to heaven or hell chosen people - move away from Catholic setting- - human institutions XX save(d) you worldly success- has been chosen by God- pre vested- if successful in ...- favored by God- - Im off to be - must be predestined for heaven - - - paradox- one hand- cant change anything about destiny- - - other hand- follow actions- show that you are of the elect ===> selected as the person- favored by God maximization of wealth XX time, food on table other Protestants-- know that- people acting like that- whether or not actually Protestant- compete--- act in the same way- - -- spirit of capitalism - shift from - a mode of buying --> Christianity can get tied up- with other things that people possess- Christians- missionaries your beliefs are wrong- material wealth & resources==> happening...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ANTH 1 taught by Professor Kindon during the Fall '05 term at UCSD.

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