The Profits of Religion

Upton SINCLAIR (1878 - 1968)

"The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation" is a non-fiction book, first published in 1917, by the American novelist and muckraking journalist Upton Sinclair. It is a snapshot of the religious movements in the U.S. before its entry into World War I. In this book, Sinclair attacks institutionalized religion as a "source of income to parasites, and the natural ally of every form of oppression and exploitation." (Summary from Wikipedia)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Political Science, Religion

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introductory MichelleHarris
00:20:06
Play 01 Book 1 (Part 1): The Church of the Conquerors MichelleHarris
00:25:15
Play 02 Book 1 (Part 2): The Church of the Conquerors MichelleHarris
00:19:20
Play 03 Book 1 (Part 3): The Church of the Conquerors MichelleHarris
00:17:33
Play 04 Book 2 (Part 1): The Church of Good Society MichelleHarris
00:29:02
Play 05 Book 2 (Part 2): The Church of Good Society MichelleHarris
00:23:53
Play 06 Book 2 (Part 3): The Church of Good Society MichelleHarris
00:28:39
Play 07 Book 2 (Part 4): The Church of Good Society MichelleHarris
00:28:15
Play 08 Book 2 (Part 5): The Church of Good Society MichelleHarris
00:24:50
Play 09 Book 3 (Part 1): The Church of the Servant Girls MichelleHarris
00:27:59
Play 10 Book 3 (Part 2): The Church of the Servant Girls MichelleHarris
00:32:24
Play 11 Book 3 (Part 3): The Church of the Servant Girls MichelleHarris
00:23:52
Play 12 Book 3 (Part 4): The Church of the Servant Girls MichelleHarris
00:27:33
Play 13 Book 3 (Part 5): The Church of the Servant Girls MichelleHarris
00:20:51
Play 14 Book 4 (Part 1): The Church of the Slavers MichelleHarris
00:24:14
Play 15 Book 4 (Part 2): The Church of the Slavers MichelleHarris
00:23:59
Play 16 Book 4 (Part 3): The Church of the Slavers MichelleHarris
00:26:14
Play 17 Book 4 (Part 4): The Church of the Slavers MichelleHarris
00:16:32
Play 18 Book 5 (Part 1): The Church of the Merchants MichelleHarris
00:26:18
Play 19 Book 5 (Part 2): The Church of the Merchants MichelleHarris
00:26:29
Play 20 Book 5 (Part 3): The Church of the Merchants MichelleHarris
00:25:50
Play 21 Book 6 (Part 1): The Church of the Quacks MichelleHarris
00:21:10
Play 22 Book 6 (Part 2): The Church of the Quacks MichelleHarris
00:28:50
Play 23 Book 6 (Part 3): The Church of the Quacks MichelleHarris
00:24:12
Play 24 Book 6 (Part 4): The Church of the Quacks MichelleHarris
00:26:20
Play 25 Book 7 (Part 1): The Church of the Social Revolution MichelleHarris
00:24:58
Play 26 Book 7 (Part 2): The Church of the Social Revolution MichelleHarris
00:26:27
Play 27 Book 7 (Part 3): The Church of the Social Revolution MichelleHarris
00:17:37
Play 28 Book 7 (Part 4): The Church of the Social Revolution MichelleHarris
00:17:40