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Published: 24 July 2014

368 Pages | 21 illus.


ISBN: 9780199344697

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Virtually Sacred

Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life

Robert M. Geraci

  • Explores how virtual worlds are a part of contemporary religious practice
  • Helps explain why virtual worlds and videos games have become such a powerful part of contemporary life
  • Combines interviews, observations, and survey data to lend empirical evidence to its theoretical claims
  • Uses both religious studies and the social study of science and technology to appreciate how religion works in contemporary life