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Virtually sacred : myth and meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life

Author: Robert M Geraci
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Geraci argues that virtual worlds and video games have become a locus for the satisfaction of religious needs, providing many users with communities, a meaningful experience of history and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Geraci
ISBN: 9780199344697 0199344698 9780199374731 0199374732
OCLC Number: 919289934
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: Contents ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction: Real Stories in Virtual Worlds ; 1) A Cultural Adventure ; 2) Polite Society ; 3) A World with Meaning ; 4) The Flow of Faith Online ; 5) Another Life for Religion ; 6) Sacred Second Lives ; 7) Reassembling Religion ; Appendix: On Method in the Study of Virtual Worlds ; References ; Notes ; Index
Responsibility: Robert M. Geraci.

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