Online Rituals in Virtual Worlds. Christian Online Service between Dynamics and Stability.
AbstractIn the article ”Online Rituals in Virtual Worlds. Christian Online Services between Dynamics and Stability“ Nadja Miczek reflects on Christian ritual settings in two case studies analysing different Online Services: “Church of Fools” and “Second Life.” She thereby focuses on recent concepts of ritual theory, like Ritual Dynamics and Ritual Transfer and broaches the issues of invention, transformation and exclusion at different stages of ritual action.
Academic discipline and sub-disciplines
Church of Fools; Ritual; Virtual Worlds; Online Religion; Internet