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By Kathryn Lofton

What are you attracted to like, to monitor, or maybe to binge? What are you unfastened to devour, and what do you turn into via intake? those questions of hope and price, Kathryn Lofton argues, are questions for the research of faith. In 11 essays exploring cleaning soap and workplace booths, Britney Spears and the Kardashians, company tradition and Goldman Sachs, Lofton indicates the conceptual levers of faith in wondering social modes of stumble upon, use, and longing. anywhere we see humans articulate their goals of and for the area, anyplace we see these desires equipped into protocols, pictures, manuals, and contracts, we glimpse what the notice “religion” permits us to explain and understand.

With nice kind and analytical acumen, Lofton deals the last word advisor to faith and intake in our capitalizing times.


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