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Author Ekelund, Robert B. (Robert Burton), 1940-

Title The marketplace of Christianity / Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., Robert F. Hébert, and Robert D. Tollison
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 355 pages) : illustrations
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
Summary The Marketplace of Christianity applies the tools of economic theory to illuminate the emergence of Protestantism in the sixteenth century and to examine contemporary religion-influenced issues, including evolution and gay marriage. --From publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-307) and index
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Subject Christian sociology -- History.
Christianity -- Economic aspects -- History.
Church history -- Modern period, 1500-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hébert, Robert F.
Tollison, Robert D.
LC no. 2006046196
ISBN 026205082X (alk. paper)
0262272253 (electronic bk.)
9780262050821 (alk. paper)
9780262272254 (electronic bk.)