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The marketplace of Christianity

Author: Robert B Ekelund; Robert F Hébert; Robert D Tollison
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Economics can help us understand the evolution and development of religion, from the market penetration of the Reformation to an exploration of today's hot-button issues including evolution and gay  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Ekelund; Robert F Hébert; Robert D Tollison
ISBN: 026205082X 9780262050821 9780262050821
OCLC Number: 67375191
Description: x, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Religion, church, and economics --
The economics of religion --
Religious markets --
Religious form change: case studies --
Economics of the Protestant revolt --
The Counter-Reformation: incumbent-firm reaction to market entry --
The establishment and evolution of Protestantism --
Catholicism, Protestantism, and economic performance --
The competitive revolution in Christianity.
Responsibility: Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., Robert F. Hébert, and Robert D. Tollison.
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