Shared moments: opportunities for mobile phones in religious participation

  title={Shared moments: opportunities for mobile phones in religious participation},
  author={Rhiannon Sterling and John Zimmerman},
  booktitle={DUX '07},
The near ubiquity of mobile phones in the world and in people's lives, have created new opportunities for reinterpretation of what these devices are and what they do. [] Key Result Despite the assumed dysfunction between mobile technology and the Buddhist philosophy of "living in the here and now," we found many opportunities for the phone to help maintain and enhance the bonds between members of religious communities, helping them feel a stronger sense of participation.

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