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  • According to the textbook, sociologists use the religious economy approach or a business perspective to describe religions as organizations competing with each other for followers. Speculate on the relation between the religious economy approach and the trend of more adults becoming nonaffiliated with any religion.

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Religious economy refers to religious persons and organizations interacting within a market framework.Religion and business have thought history interacted in ways that relate to and affected one another Some area, countries or cities have an economy based on religious tours sim.Examples include Islamic Hajj tourism and Vatican tourism.The hotels and market of important religious places are a source of income to locals.The boards and shrines sometimes receive so much in donations that governments to take it under control for proper utilization of resources and management.The annual revenue of most of the religious places are not regulated .And many times it is seen that these religious organizations are like business to earn money and they try to attract more people to join their organizations and it is a type of competition. So many people think it is better not to affiliate with any religion, 

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