The Marketplace of Christianity

  title={The Marketplace of Christianity},
  author={R. Ekelund and R. H{\'e}bert and R. Tollison},
This startlingly original (and sure to be controversial) account of the evolution of Christianity shows that the economics of religion has little to do with counting the money in the collection basket and much to do with understanding the background of today's religious and political divisions. Since religion is a set of organized beliefs, and a church is an organized body of worshipers, it's natural to use a science that seeks to explain the behavior of organization—economics—to understand the… Expand
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