The Profits of Religion (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Essay in Economic Interpretation

The Profits of Religion (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Essay in Economic Interpretation

by Upton Sinclair
     
 

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“This book is a study of Supernaturalism from a new point of view—as a Source of Income and a Shield to Privilege.” Sinclair, who named Jesus Christ as one of his heroes, takes aim at organized religion in this 1917 broadside. He also sketches a portrait of pre-World War I religious movements in the U.S.

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“This book is a study of Supernaturalism from a new point of view—as a Source of Income and a Shield to Privilege.” Sinclair, who named Jesus Christ as one of his heroes, takes aim at organized religion in this 1917 broadside. He also sketches a portrait of pre-World War I religious movements in the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411438217
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
305
File size:
324 KB

Meet the Author

Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) is best remembered for The Jungle (1906), his fictionalized exposé of the unsanitary and unfair working conditions that characterized the U.S. meatpacking industry. He won a Pulitzer-Price in 1943. A lifelong progressive, he ran for the governor of California in 1934.

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