Economic Protestantism’s Comeback?

Max Weber’s famous essay credits Protestantism with the growth and spread of capitalism. Is it time for a comeback to expand Ulster’s private sector?The BBC highlights an ongoing debate about what is called Islamic Calvinism, areas of Turkey with strong economic growth have people who see their religion as the inspiration for their economic activity.

The problems and lack of entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland are well-known. While there has been a general decline in religiosity here the growth of smaller evangelical and charismatic churches has bucked this trend, could faith-based networks help provide part of the answer to expand the private sector?

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