Gregory Grieve

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UNC, Greensboro
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Gregory Price Grieve researches and teaches in the intersection of Buddhism, Hinduism, Digital Media, Games, Virtual worlds as well as postmodern and pluralistic approaches to the study of religion. Grieve is associate professor of Religious Studies and the Director of MERGE: A Network for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Schoarship at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of numerous articles, the monograph Retheorizing Religion in Nepal and the co-editor of the edited volume Historicizing Tradition in the Study of Religion. Grieve has been a research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and the Center for Religion and Media at New York University. He is currently working on a book titled, Digital Zen: Reality and Desire in a Liquid Modern World which analyzes Second Life’s Zen Buddhist cluster to comprehend the early effort of practitioners to reshape religious practices on the virtual frontier. He is also the co-editor of two edited volumes: Finding Religion in Digital Gaming and Digital Dharma: Online Buddhism.
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