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Mediating piety [electronic resource] : technology and religion in contemporary Asia / edited by Francis Khek Gee Lim.

Contributor(s): Lim, Francis Khek Gee.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social sciences in Asia: v. 26.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 240 p.).ISBN: 9789047440741 (electronic bk.); 9047440749 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Religion and science | Technology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Technology -- Asia | Mass media -- Religious aspects | Asia -- Religion | Asia | Christianity | Mass media | Religion | Religious aspects | Technology | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Gaia & Earth Energies | Religion | Technik | Medien | AsienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mediating piety.DDC classification: 201/.6384095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Charismatic technology / Francis Khek Gee Lim -- Religion in the age of technology -- Technologies, religion and social mediation / Bryan S. Turner -- The fate of God in the age of technology / Anton Sevilla -- Technology, religion and nationalism -- A message from Ashabirin : high technology and political Islam in Indonesia / Sulfi kar Amir -- Powerpointing Islam : form and spiritual reform in Reformasi Indonesia / Daromir Rudnyckyj -- Mediating piety -- A spectacle of worship : technology, modernity and the rise of the Christian megachurch / Joseph Nathan Cruz -- The "short-waved faith" : Christian broadcasting and Protestant conversion of the Hmong in Vietnam / Ngo Thi Thanh Tam -- 'New media', religious discourse, community -- Shopping for God : media and religion in Singapore / Robin Chee and James Chen -- The new face of global evangelism : virtualizing spiritual experience / Jayeel Serrano Cornelio -- Religious ecology on the internet: a case study of Tibetan Buddhism / Low Yuen Wei.
Summary: Combining wide-ranging empirical investigations and sophisticated theoretical reflections, this book offers a comprehensive analysis on the interactions between religion and technology, thereby elucidating the complex relationships between spirituality, social and identity formation, sovereignty and power.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Charismatic technology / Francis Khek Gee Lim -- Religion in the age of technology -- Technologies, religion and social mediation / Bryan S. Turner -- The fate of God in the age of technology / Anton Sevilla -- Technology, religion and nationalism -- A message from Ashabirin : high technology and political Islam in Indonesia / Sulfi kar Amir -- Powerpointing Islam : form and spiritual reform in Reformasi Indonesia / Daromir Rudnyckyj -- Mediating piety -- A spectacle of worship : technology, modernity and the rise of the Christian megachurch / Joseph Nathan Cruz -- The "short-waved faith" : Christian broadcasting and Protestant conversion of the Hmong in Vietnam / Ngo Thi Thanh Tam -- 'New media', religious discourse, community -- Shopping for God : media and religion in Singapore / Robin Chee and James Chen -- The new face of global evangelism : virtualizing spiritual experience / Jayeel Serrano Cornelio -- Religious ecology on the internet: a case study of Tibetan Buddhism / Low Yuen Wei.

Combining wide-ranging empirical investigations and sophisticated theoretical reflections, this book offers a comprehensive analysis on the interactions between religion and technology, thereby elucidating the complex relationships between spirituality, social and identity formation, sovereignty and power.

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