Report on the book “Acts of Faith” by Rodney Stark and Roger Finke

Report on the book “Acts of Faith” by Rodney Stark and Roger Finke

This essay is on the book “Acts of Faith” by Rodney Stark and Roger Finke. Write a paper that directly addresses the specific question below in a 5-6 page paper. You should try to discover/summarize that main idea and how the elements in the book connect to that argument (or thesis). Please provide a direct answer to the question in which you a) develop a thesis that directly answers the question and b) allows you to tie the elements of the book to that thesis. Please do not include your own opinions, simply summarize the main ideas of the book in regards to the question. THE QUESTION: Argue that human beings act rationally (apply cost/benefit analysis) in our religious expressions. According to their book, why are we religious and how does their analysis help to explain religious expressions and phenomena?