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Clark – Revolve magazine Geared toward female teenage Christians The fashion bible Best selling bible of 2003 Refuel – for boys How do the things that we pay for – leisure activities, artifacts of pop culture, and news publications – become imbued with meaning within the context of religious cultures? The intersection of media, religion, and the marketplace Protestantism values work ethic self-denial and asceticism Monetary gain results from work ethic that is valued by Protestantism Ones faithful submission can lead to financial benefits Visual piety – ways of employing images for religious reflection, moral instruction, or ritual use. Traditions of selling both high-culture and low culture material goods “Marketplace”- metaphor for how people come to understand themselves and their relationships to religious identifications. The marketplace has become central to how religion operates Religion is like the marketplace in the us because people can pick and choose their religion like they can in the marketplace. An economic theory of religion: the more choices there are in a given context, the more
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