Creating Church Online: A Case-Study Approach to Religious Experience

  title={Creating Church Online: A Case-Study Approach to Religious Experience},
  author={Tim Hutchings},
  journal={Studies in World Christianity},
  pages={243 - 260}
Over the last three years the practice of online churchgoing has grown rapidly through the arrival of a number of large, well-financed projects supported by well-known real-world Christian groups. Initial Christian responses to online religion lacked systematic observational grounding and drew heavily on assumptions regarding the importance of face-to-face meeting, the nature of online community, the efficacy of the Internet as a medium for proselytism and the effects of the Internet on… CONTINUE READING


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