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By Scott W. Gustafson

Shows how economics features because the dominant faith in the US today

during this provocative publication Scott Gustafson argues that economics features in our present worldwide tradition as religions have functioned in different cultures. He describes and analyzes the rituals, pilgrimage websites, myths, prophets, sacraments, and project of Economics to teach how the financial system is our de facto God. Discussing such issues as debt, financial terrorism, globalization, and cash because the Economy's sacrament, Gustafson's At the Altar of Wall Street includes a extensive sweep of heritage, philosophy, tradition experiences, monetary rules, and faith in its trenchant analysis.

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