ISBN-10:
0814773109
ISBN-13:
9780814773109
Pub. Date:
02/16/2011
Publisher:
New York University Press
Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

by Robert Glenn Howard
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ISBN-13: 9780814773109
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 02/16/2011
Series: New and Alternative Religions Series
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert Glenn Howard is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently he is associate director of the Folklore Program at Wisconsin and editor of the journal Western Folklore.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 Introduction: Vernacular Christian Fundamentalism on the Internet 1

2 9/11 at the Bible Prophecy Corner: Enacting the Virtual Ekklesia 23

3 Networking the Apocalypse: End Times Communication in Newsgroups and Email Lists, 1992 to 1995 46

4 The Millennial Web, 1996 to 2000 70

5 The End Times in Participatory Media: Rapture Ready and Beyond 114

6 Toward a Truer Charity: Tolerance in an Age of Network Media 146

7 Conclusion: Attending to Vernacular Theology 171

Notes 179

References 181

Index 201

About the Author 213

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