Sacred Production

Sacred production refers to the production of goods in a manner that carries special meaning or that produces moral constraints on the economic exchange of these goods for money. Sacred production includes production and exchange, but it also takes into account everything else outside of these two activities.

Sacred production is a process that yields objects aligned with greater moral order. These objects are often, though not always, related to religion; some sacred objects are societal taboo or abject objects. Sacred objects are set apart from man, tend to be ideal, and often transcend everyday existence.

Sacred production is often thought of in relation to singular production and the creation of unique, authentic objects.

Social Construction

Sacred objects are collectively constructed as such by a social group. In this ...

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