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Title Mediating piety : technology and religion in contemporary Asia / edited by Francis Khek Gee Lim.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.

Series Social sciences in Asia, 1567-2794 ; v. 26
Social sciences in Asia ; v. 26.
Subject Religion and science.
Technology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Technology -- Asia.
Mass media -- Religious aspects.
Asia -- Religion.
Alt Name Lim, Francis Khek Gee.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 240 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047440741 (electronic bk.)
9047440749 (electronic bk.)
1282950649
9781282950641
9789004178397
9004178392
OCLC # 695990230
Additional Format Print version: Mediating piety. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009 9789004178397 (DLC) 2009025610 (OCoLC)417444650