In Sacred Markets, Sacred Capies, Ted. G. Jelen brings together the leading scholars in the sociology of religion to debate market theories of religion. As the contributors examine whether or t religious choices can be understood as responding to the same laws of supply and demand as other forms of consumer behavior, they bring out many of the issues, controversies, and concerns surrounding this invative theory.
Ted G. Jelen is professor of political science at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. He has published extensively in the areas of religion and politics.