1918. Sinclair, American novelist, essayist, playwright, and short story writer, whose works reflected his socialistic views. Among his most famous books is The Jungle, which launched a government investigation of the meatpacking plants of Chicago, and changed the food laws of America. Sinclair looks at the various ways money is raised in the name of religion. The Contents are comprised of seven books titled: The Church of the Conquerors; The Church of Good Society; The Church of the Servant Girls; The Church of the Slavers; The Church of the Merchants; The Church of the Quacks; and The Church of the Social Revolution. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.