Digital religion: understanding religious practice in digital media

"This book offers a critical and systematic survey of the study of religion and digital media. It covers religious engagement with a wide range of digital media forms and highlights examples of new media engagement in all five of the major world religions. From mobile apps and video games to vi...

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Contributors: Campbell, Heidi 1970- (Editor) ; Tsuria, Ruth (Editor)
Format: Electronic/Print Book
Language:English
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Published: London New York Routledge 2022
In:Year: 2022
Volumes / Articles:Show volumes/articles.
Edition:2nd edition
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religion / New media / Religiosity / Science of Religion
RelBib Classification:AA Study of religion
ZG Media studies; Digital media; Communication studies
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Digital Media Religious aspects
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:"This book offers a critical and systematic survey of the study of religion and digital media. It covers religious engagement with a wide range of digital media forms and highlights examples of new media engagement in all five of the major world religions. From mobile apps and video games to virtual reality and social media, the book: provides a detailed review of major topics including ritual, identity, community, authority, and embodiment, includes a series of engaging case studies to illustrate and elucidate the thematic explorations, considers the theoretical, ethical, and theological issues raised. This unique volume draws together the work of experts from key disciplinary perspectives and is the go-to volume for students and scholars wanting to develop a deeper understanding of the subject area. Thoroughly updated throughout with new case studies and in-depth analysis of recent scholarship and developments, this new edition provides a comprehensive overview of this fast-paced, constantly developing, and fascinating field"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0367272369
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.4324/9780429295683-1