author={Ozlem Hesapci Sanaktekin and Yonca Aslanbay and Vehbi Gorgulu},
  journal={Information, Communication \& Society},
  pages={1553 - 1573}
The relationship between technology adoption and religion has received scant research attention. The complicated process of Internet use among contemporary religious people is affected by the tension between technological developments and religious beliefs. The current research aims to explore the effects of religiosity on Internet consumption in a newly industrialized Muslim country, Turkey. The study utilized a cross-sectional design based on data from 2,698 subjects, selected by stratified… 

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