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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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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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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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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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