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Ever on the grounds that Max Weber begun a controversy concerning the function of Protestantism in jump-starting northern Europe's monetary improvement, students have clashed over the impact of faith and tradition on a society's (or an individual's) financial clients. this present day, many wonder if the "explosion" of Protestantism in Latin the USA will impact the same wave of development and democratization.
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