The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation by Upton Sinclair

By Upton Sinclair

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Publish yr note: First released in 1970
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Though he's most sensible remembered for his well known disclose of the meatpacking within the usa, The Jungle, Upton Sinclair was once a voracious philosopher and author who grappled with enormous principles all through his occupation, finishing as regards to a hundred books within the procedure. The earnings of Religion deals an attractive critique of faith and its function in society.

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