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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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The Flow of Faith Online

Robert M. Geraci.

in Virtually Sacred

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 12447 words.

This chapter offers a brief interpretation of Second Life and its history, culminating in three primary issues: the ways residents think about themselves and their avatars; the potential...

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Online Media and Religion in America

Adam Bajan and Heidi A. Campbell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Religious Studies. 9128 words.

New and emerging media has played a pivotal role in Christianity throughout history. In early times, the Christian message was disseminated directly from Jesus and his followers to growing...

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A World with Meaning

Robert M. Geraci.

in Virtually Sacred

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 16062 words.

It is not social activities alone that make World of Warcraft virtually sacred; such practices are anchored to practices through which people make meaning and experience transcendence. Like...

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A Cultural Adventure

Robert M. Geraci.

in Virtually Sacred

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7628 words.

World of Warcraft is a persistent, online world that millions of players log onto and create heroic identities. Although World of Warcraft was built for entertainment, it takes...

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The Historiography of the Society of Jesus

Paul Shore.

in The [Oxford] Handbook of the Jesuits

June 2019; p ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 12145 words.

The historical literature on the Jesuits appeared as soon as the Society was founded. A significant portion of this literature was written by Jesuits themselves. Anti-Jesuit writings...

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In Praise of Diverse Teaching Contexts

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman and George Marsden.

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 8322 words.

This chapter explores the importance of a just educational system for nurturing different kinds of identity-informed teaching within specific types of university environments, including...

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Epilogue

Kathryn Reklis.

in Theology and the Kinesthetic Imagination

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 1444 words.

The longing for a unified whole is as acute in late as it was in early modernity, and that longing is often projected onto bodily ecstasy. The epilogue suggests another way of understanding...

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Spirit Cure

Joseph W. Williams.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity. 240 pages.

This book tells the story of pentecostals' changing healing practices in the United States since the early 1900s. While early believers' attracted attention due to their widespread...

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The Last Years of Saint Therese

Thomas R. Nevin.

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity. 336 pages.

For over a century, the Carmelite Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face (1873–1897) has been revered as Catholicism's foremost folk saint of modern times. Universally known...

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Virtually Sacred

Robert M. Geraci.

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 352 pages.

Video games and virtual worlds can rearrange or replace religious practice as designers and users collaborate in the production of a new spiritual marketplace. Online communication provided...

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The Pathos of the Cross

Richard Viladesau.

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 384 pages.

This volume is the third in a series dealing with the Passion and cross of Christ in theology and the arts. Like the previous studies, it considers the theologies of the cross in two major...

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Reassembling Religion

Robert M. Geraci.

in Virtually Sacred

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7007 words.

This concluding chapter shows that it is possible to see that religious life must always be thought of as an assemblage of actors, with virtual worlds and their occupants now among them....

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The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott.

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 784 pages.

This 45-chapter volume is the most comprehensive survey of Jonathan Edwards’s theology yet produced. It is also the first book that makes full use of the recently completed, 73-volume...

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Catalogue of Latin New Testament Manuscripts

H.A.G. Houghton.

in The Latin New Testament

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Early Christianity. 26399 words.

The Catalogue describes all manuscripts which appear in the three principal editions of the Latin New Testament: the Vetus Latina edition (VL 1–96 and other selected manuscripts), the...

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