By Gregory Price Grieve,Daniel Veidlinger
Buddhism, the web and electronic Media: The Pixel within the Lotus explores Buddhist perform and teachings in an more and more networked and electronic period. members contemplate the methods Buddhism performs a job and is found in electronic media via quite a few equipment together with concrete case stories, ethnographic study, and content material research, in addition to interviews with practitioners and cyber-communities. as well as contemplating Buddhism within the context of applied sciences reminiscent of digital worlds, social media, and cellular units, authors ask how the net impacts id, authority and neighborhood, and what influence this could have at the improvement, proliferation, and belief of Buddhism in a web setting. jointly, those essays make the case that learning modern on-line Buddhist perform supplies beneficial insights into the moving function faith performs in our continuously altering, mediated, moved quickly, and unsure culture.
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Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus (Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture) by Gregory Price Grieve,Daniel Veidlinger