Virtually Islamic

Computer-mediated Communication and Cyber Islamic Environments

Awdur(on) Gary Bunt

Iaith: Saesneg

Dosbarthiad(au): Religion

  • Tachwedd 2002 · 224 tudalen ·216x138mm

  • · Clawr Meddal - 9780708316115

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Astudiaeth hynod ddiddorol o'r modd y defnyddir technoleg gwybodaeth mewn dulliau newydd ac arloesol i addysgu pobl am grefydd Islam ac i ennill credinwyr newydd.


' ... a valuable guide to things Islam on the Internet, especially to readers pondering technology's impact on religious identity or the ummah's urgent social, moral political questions.' (Asiaweek) 'Virtually Islamic is a tiny book packed with more information and insight per page than anything that I have encountered on the subject of religion and the Internet. There are many audiences who can benefit from reading this volume, but it is absolutely essential reading for students of religious movements...Undergirded by an enormous amount of information about Islam on the internet, Bunt's book is ever probing without sensationalising the subject.' Journal of Contemporary Religion 'Bunt has done a great service to Islamic Studies via the Internet and will serve as a torchbearer and a guide for further research in this area.' Islam Online. '...a seminal work on Islam and the internet...groundbreaking canonical texts for students of both virtual Islam and, in a wider sense, those studying religion and the internet.' (Egypt Today, Dec 2004) ' ... a thorough and useful introduction to an aspect of Islamic culture and civilization which has, to date, been largely overlooked in academic work.' (Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations) ' ... extensive survey of the way Muslims around the world are using the Internet and the effect this may have on the future of Islam.' (LPS Weekly Newsletter) ' ... original and highly fascinating ... ' (Dialogue) ' ... a pioneering work in Islamic studies, the first serious work on Islam and the Internet' - (Amina Elbendary, Al-Ahram Weekly Online)

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