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  • February 07, 2014 - Islamic Media: Technology and the Sacred
    Ellen McLarney, 2014/01/22 22:09:57

    “Islamic Media: An Aesthetics of Middle Eastern Islam” explores how contemporary technologies reawaken the sense of the sacred in daily life. Rather than being interrupted by secular modernity, religion has been further intensified, diversified, and inflected by the information age. Some would suggest that media constitutes the very experience of religion. Through the process of mediation, the material production of culture gives expression to the spirit; its signs give voice to the soul; its images help make visible the invisible. [more, alt.]  

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