William Sims Bainbridge (Collaborator), Steve Bruce (Collaborator) and Roger Finke (Collaborator)
Page count: 224 pages
File size: 560 KB
In Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies, Ted. G. Jelen brings together the leading scholars in the sociology of religion to debate market theories of religion. As the contributors examine whether or not religious choices can be understood as responding to the same laws of supply and demand as other forms of consumer behavior, they bring out many of the issues, controversies, and concerns surrounding this innovative theory.