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Give me that online religion

Author: Brenda E Brasher
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2001.
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In Give me that online religion, Brenda Brasher braves a new world in which cyber concepts and technologies challenge conventional ideas about the human condition--all the while attempting to realize age-old religious ideals of transcendence and eternal life. As the Internet continues its rapid absorption of culture, this book offers pause for thought about spirituality in the cyber-age. Religion's move to the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda E Brasher
ISBN: 078794579X 9780787945794
OCLC Number: 44934091
Description: xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Revolution in the Making: Spiritual Wonder Goes Online --
The Ultimate Diaspora: Religion in the Perpetual Present of Cyberspace --
A Taste of Forever: Cyberspace as Sacred Time --
Cyber-Seekers: Stories of Virtual Pilgrimage --
Cyber-Virtue and Cyber-Vice --
Virtual Shrines and the Cult of Celebrity --
Existential Doubt, or Does a Cyborg Have a Soul? --
Virtual Prophets, Instant Global Access, and the Apocalypse --
Epilogue: Seeing a Flame There: Religion and the Future of Cyberspace.
Responsibility: Brenda E. Brasher.
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An exploration of online religion, from virtual monks to millennial fever to spiritual cyborgs, and the profound influence that cybermedia exerts on our concept of God, way of worshipping, and  Read more...


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"Brasher's book...bravely tackles a momentous new topic, and will be consulted by the many scholars who follow her cookie trail." (Publisher's Weekly) "delightful romp through the new world of Read more...

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