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Religion, Longevity, And Cooperation: The Case Of The Craft Guild, Gary Richardson Jul 2009

Religion, Longevity, And Cooperation: The Case Of The Craft Guild, Gary Richardson

Gary Richardson

Whenthe mortality rate is high, repeated interaction alonemaynot sustain cooperation, and religion may play an important role in shaping economic institutions. This insight explains why during the fourteenth century, when plagues decimated populations and the church promoted the doctrine of purgatory, guilds that bundled together religious and occupational activities dominated manufacturing and commerce. During the sixteenth century, the disease environment eased, and the Reformation dispelled the doctrine of purgatory, necessitating the development of new methods of organizing industry. The logic underlying this conclusion has implications for the study of institutions, economics, and religion throughout history and in the developing world ...


Along The Way To The Mission Field: Factors Affecting Persistency Of Missionary Recruits, David L. Sherwood Jan 2009

Along The Way To The Mission Field: Factors Affecting Persistency Of Missionary Recruits, David L. Sherwood

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No abstract provided.


The Integration Of Faith At Work: A Contextualized Bible Study With "Christians At Telekom", Andrea Isa Baare Jan 2009

The Integration Of Faith At Work: A Contextualized Bible Study With "Christians At Telekom", Andrea Isa Baare

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No abstract provided.


A Project For Evangelism By The Churches In The Post-Communist Republic Of Macedonia, Kitan Petreski Jan 2009

A Project For Evangelism By The Churches In The Post-Communist Republic Of Macedonia, Kitan Petreski

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A Study On The Relationship Between Missional Awareness And Work-Life Ministry Practice Among The Clergy Of The South Atlantic District Of The Cma, Suresh Thomas Jan 2009

A Study On The Relationship Between Missional Awareness And Work-Life Ministry Practice Among The Clergy Of The South Atlantic District Of The Cma, Suresh Thomas

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Worldview : The Missing Dimension Of Evangelism In Postcommunist Society, Sergei Golovin Jan 2009

Worldview : The Missing Dimension Of Evangelism In Postcommunist Society, Sergei Golovin

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No abstract provided.


Renewing Community In The American Church, Allen C. Hughes Jan 2009

Renewing Community In The American Church, Allen C. Hughes

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No abstract provided.