Heidi Campbell: The Internet challenges and empowers religious institutions

Bigstock / Pure Solutions FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The digital culture isn’t changing religion as much as it is reflecting offline shifts in Christian life, says a scholar of religion and media at Texas A&M University. Monday, November 18, 2013 People today — especially young people — belong to fluid networks that are not limited by traditional religious … Continue reading “Heidi Campbell: The Internet challenges and empowers religious institutions”

Deanna Thompson: I thought digital presence was a poor substitute for embodied presence. Then I got cancer.

Composite illustration by Jessamyn Rubio / BigStock / Unsplash By Deanna Thompson Professor of religion, Hamline University FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   Her experience with serious illness convinced a theologian that the virtual body of Christ can make a real difference in a hurting world. Tuesday, July 12, 2016   I admit it. I used to be one of … Continue reading “Deanna Thompson: I thought digital presence was a poor substitute for embodied presence. Then I got cancer.”