Enhancing the Spiritual Relationship: the Impact of Virtual Worship on the Real World Church Experience.

Andreé Robinson-Neal

Abstract


In her article “Enhancing the Spiritual Relationship: The Impact of Virtual Worship on the Real World Church Experience” Andreé Robinson-Neal discusses her experiences as a virtual churchgoer in “Second Life“ and describes the relationship between online worship and her offline faith experience. The article centres around the reality of experience in virtual worship and how can both enhance and hinder the “real-life faith walk.”

Keywords


Spirituality , Virtual Worlds , Online Religion , Internet , Second Life

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11588/rel.2008.1.395

URN (PDF): http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-rel-3950