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The "Third Spaces" of Digital Religion

Hoover, S., and N. Echchaibi. 2012. The "third Spaces" Of Digital Religion. Finding Religion In The Media: Work In Progress On The Third Spaces Of Digital Religion. Finding Religion In The Media: Work In Progress On The Third Spaces Of Digital Religion. University of Colorado: Center for Media, Religion and Culture. http://cmrc.colorado.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Hoover-Echchaibi-paper.pdf.

Good Reads: More reflections on “Digital Religion: Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds"

Last month, Wendi Bellar wrote a blog post about Heidi Campbell’s edited book, Digital Religion: Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds (2013). The blog post summarized the book’s structure, its content, and assessed its strengths, one of which is its synthesis and presentation of the various themes in the study of digital religion, including ritual, identity, authority, community, and authenticity.

Good Reads: "Digital Religion: Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds"

"Digital Religion: Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds" (Campbell, 2013) offers a comprehensive guide for new students or current scholars interested in studying how religion is lived and experienced in online environments. The book, which is broken up into three sections, explores salient themes in the study of religion and new media, provides examples of recent case studies involving new media while focusing on a variety of religions, and concludes with a frank discussion about the theoretical, ethical, and theological concerns involved in studying digital religion.

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