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Anthropological perspectives on the religious uses of mobile apps

Author: Jacqueline Fewkes
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited volume deploys digital ethnography in varied contexts to explore the cultural roles of mobile apps that focus on religious practice and communities, as well as those used for religious  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Fewkes
ISBN: 9783030263768 3030263762
OCLC Number: 1123171231
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1 Piety in the Pocket: An Introduction; Histories/Contexts; Blurring Boundaries: Ubiquitous Mobile Apps; Anthropological Perspectives; Book Organization; References; Part I Community, Contexts, and Practice; Chapter 2 Sufi Remembrance Practices in the Meditation Marketplace of a Mobile App; Introduction; A Mobile Meditation Marketplace; A Meditation Labyrinth: Labeling, Categorizing, and Experimental Encounters; From Onground to In-App, from dhikr to 'Meditation'; Concluding Reflections; References Chapter 3 An Ambivalent Jewishness: Half Shabbos, the Shabbos App, and Modern OrthodoxyIntroduction; Contemporary Jewish Movements; The Sabbath and the "Half-Sabbath"; Modern Orthodoxy and Technology; A Necessarily Abbreviated Case Study-the Shabbos App; Discussion; Conclusions; References; Chapter 4 From Self-Learning Pathshala to Pilgrimage App: Studying the Expanding World of Jain Religious Apps; Introduction: Jains and Digital Media; Sense and Method in Studying Religious Apps; Challenge One: Sampling for an App Corpus; Challenge Two: Structuring the Corpus; Why App? Jain Apps in Context Themes in App Development MotivationEthnography as Reality Check; Ethnography to Contextualize Jain App Use; Concluding Thoughts: Toward an Anthropology of Mobile Applications; Concluding Thoughts: On Religious Apps; Recommendations; References; Chapter 5 Latinx Muslims "Like" One Another: An Ethnographic Exploration of Social Media and the Formation of Latinx Muslim Community; Introduction; Background, Definitions, Previous Literature, and Methodology; LMFG Cosmopolitan Identity Construction Themes; Everyday Piety; Digital Visual Culture; The Latinx Muslim Mythos; The Global Umma; Politics ConclusionReferences; Part II Authority, Subjectivity, and Networks of Knowledge; Chapter 6 "Siri Is Alligator Halal?": Mobile Apps, Food Practices, and Religious Authority Among American Muslims; Methods, or What Does a Digital Ethnographer Do?; Muslims and Food Practices; Authority and Community in the Muslim American Digital Context; Scan Halal, a Food Finder App Case Study; Zabihah, a Food Site Finder App Case Study; Conclusions-And, Is Alligator Halal?; References; Chapter 7 iPrayer: Catholic Prayer Apps and Twenty-First-Century Catholic Subjectivities Confession App: Lay Catholic AuthorityBeads App: Rote Creativity; Pray App: Sacred Pragmatism; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8 Mobile Apps and Religious Processes Among Pentecostal-Charismatic Christians in Zimbabwe; The Digital and Being Human: Beyond the Binary; OMG's Religious-Themed Mobile Applications; Online Religious Communities; Religious Communities, Identities and Personhood; In-App Charisma, Authority and Surveillance; Mobile Apps and Religious Entrepreneurs; Rituals; Conclusion; References; Part III Space, Mobility, and Materiality
Responsibility: Jacqueline H. Fewkes, editor.

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