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Religion and economic action.

Kurt Samuelsson

Religion and economic action.

by Kurt Samuelsson

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Published by Svenska bokförlaget in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the Swedish by E. Geoffrey French. Edited and with an intro. by D.C. Coleman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.E3 S33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5818971M
    LC Control Number61004594
    OCLC/WorldCa21605459

    The Wealth of Religions will appeal to a wide range of scholars, but also to the broader public interested in the social impact of the world's major religions."—Timur Kuran, Duke University "This truly impressive book demonstrates how religion and the wealth of nations are intimately linked. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Religion.

    Religion and Economic Growth. in the religion market; see Smith (, Book V, We get similar results for the fr action of the population who atten d church at least weekly. Religious economy refers to religious persons and organizations interacting within a market framework of competing groups and ideologies. An economy makes it possible for religious suppliers to meet the demands of different religious consumers. By offering an array of religions and religious products, a competitive religious economy stimulates such activity in a market-type setting.

      Religion annually contributes about $ trillion dollars of socio-economic value to the United States economy, according to a study by the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation. That is equivalent to being the world’s 15th-largest national economy, outpacing nearly other countries and territories.   This is an edited extract from Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a Religion and How it all Went Wrong by John Rapley, published by Simon & Schuster on 13 July at £


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Economic development implies a rising opportunity cost of participating in religious services and prayer.

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Economics and Religion Once Again This hook is a sequel to Economics and Religion: Are They Distinct. (Brennan and Waterman ). That volume was motivated by a frustration born of many disappointing encounters between economists and theologians in the : Hardcover.

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