RELIGION AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

Vol. 18 No. 1, 2020

The Call of the Digital Age for Lay Participation: An Answer to Transparency of the Church

Brang Mai Lazing

Q.R. Codes of Deities: Digital Media @ the Service of Religion in Taiwan

Paulin Batairwa Kubuya

Understanding the Role of Thai Aesthetics in Religion and the Potentiality of Thai Christian Aesthetics 

L. Keith Neigenfind, Jr.

Paradox of COVID-19: Communication Opened, Religion Closed and Social Distanced and Its Implications

Sebastian Periannan

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Vol. 17 No. 2, 2019

A Postcolonial Revalorization of the Good News through Mother Tongue-Based and Multilinugal Communication (MTB-MC)

Rico C. Jacoba

Types of Communication Strategies in Jainism: A Study of Jain Mendicants, Educators and Lay Persons

Bhumi Shah

Communicating Jesus Christ as the Way, the Truth and the Life: Christology for the 21st Century Filipinos

Frederick F. Prevosa

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Vol. 17 No. 1, 2019

The Effect of Digital Development on Church and Society in Southeast Asia: A Survey

Anthony Le Duc

Intercultural Communication in a Digital World

Franz Josef Eilers

Religious Communities in the Digital Era: Dynamic of “Believing” and “Belonging”

Gnana Patrick

 

Engaging Pope Francis’ Laudato Si in the Discourse on Environmental Communication

Jeramie N. Molino       

South Asian Voice of Changing Hindu Religious Contour and Digital Media

Binod C. Agrawal

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Vol. 16 No. 2, 2018

Digital Expressions, Experiences and Challenges of and for Religions in Asia

Leo-Martin Angelo R. Ocampo    

 

Religion in Development Communication: An Inexorable Concept

Stanislaus Irudayaselvam

The Role of Inclusive Language in an Inter-religious Dialogue and Communications

Rico C. Jacoba and Jeramie N. Molino                                        

Vol. 16 No. 1, 2018

Religion and Social Communication in Asia: Towards a Research Agenda

Franz-Josef Eilers, svd

The Way, the Truth and the Life: Asian Religious Communication in the Post-Truth Climate

Anthony Le Duc, svd

Thai Cultural Signs and Symbols for Pastoral Communication

Amornkit Prompakdee

Resilience as a Growing Trend in Communication Research--Its Relation to Asian Religions

Jose S. Destura, Jr. 

Virtual Space and Inter/Intra-religious Dialogue

Gnana Patrick

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Vol. 15 No. 2, 2017

Hindu Sanatan Dharma and Digital Media Adaptation in South Asia

Binod C. Agrawal

Buddhist Communication of the True Roots of the Ecological Crisis

Anthony Le Duc, svd

Communication Documents from and for Religions: Christianity

Franz-Josef Eilers, svd

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Vol. 15 No. 1, 2017

Religions and the Digital World of Asia: Some Considerations

Franz-Josef Eilers, svd

Religion in the Virtual Public Sphere: Nature and Dynamics
A Study Based on Selected Social Network Sites

G. Patrick

Digital Church in the 21st Century: A Case Study from India

Leslin Bastian

Muslim Religious Publics in Online and the Diasporic Malayali Muslims

in the United Arab Emirates: An Ethnographic Study

Ahammed Junain, NP

Goddess of the Nation: Semi-religious Iconography in the Digital Age

Unni Krishnan K

Language, Printing, Art and Education in the History of Early Christianity in the Philippines

Kenneth E. Rayco

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Vol. 14 No. 2, 2016

How to Communicate in the Age of Web 4.0? Challenges and Possibilities for Religions in Asia

Leo-Martin R. Ocampo

Buddhist Environmentalism in the Digital Age

Anthony Le Duc, svd

A Study on the Usage of Online Media in Selected Temples in South Asia

Padma Rani

Multi-Religious Expressions of Non-Christian Students in a Christian School: the Digital Dimension

Jose S. Destura, Jr and Nelson V. Arnante

The Role and Impact of Digital Technology Use in Pilgrimages in Thanjavur Region, South India: An Investigation

Sebastian Periannan

Vol. 14 No.1, 2016

 

Digitizing—The New Sanskritizing

Chandrabhanu Pattanayak

 

The Political Economy of Digital Propaganda of Islamists Against Liberal and Secular Writers and Bloggers and Their Social Movements in Bangladesh: A Critical Inquiry

Abdur Razzaque Khan

 

‘Networked’ Religion in Network Society: The Case of Swaminarayan Sect

Mira and Kapil Desai

 

The Role of Multimedia in Islamic Teaching Propaganda (Da’wah): An Indonesian Experience

Gunawan Adnan

 

Vol. 13 No. 2, 2015

 

Religion in the Digital Space: Exploring its Dynamics with Reference to the Asian Context

G. Patrick

 

Cyber/Digital Theology: Rethinking about Our Relationship with God and Neighbor in the Digital Environment

Anthony Le Duc, svd

 

Oral Tradition of Jainism Discourse in the Wake of Digital and Social Media: A Communication Study of Jain Mendicants and Lay Persons

Komal Shah

 

Sanatan Dharma and Digital Media: The Process of Adaptation, Absorption and Assimilation in Hindu South Asia

Binod C. Agrawal

Vol. 13 No.1, 2015

 

Playing with the Gods: The Making and Un-making of the Baba

Chandrabhanu Pattanayak

 

Impact of New Communication Technology on the Shias of South Asia

Nadeem Husnain

 

Communicating Religious Dimension of Culture in the Traditional and New Social Media: The Christian Experience in India

Keval J. Kumar

 

Religious Aspects of Chinese New Year Celebration

John Mi Shen

 

New Media to Promote Religious Communication in Jainism: An Exploratory Study

Komal Shah

 

Social Media Use in Religious Communication: The Christian Migrants of Kerala, India

Leslin Bastian

 

Communication, Culture and Buddhism in Asia: Structural Adaptation and Integration of Digital Media

Binod C. Agrawal

Vol. 12 No.1, 2014

 

Competence in Social Communication and Religion A Christian Perspective

Franz-Josef Eilers, svd

 

Mythology and Society Continuum: A Study of An Indian Television Serial

Arbind Sinha

 

Dimensions of Society and Religion in Religions Communication Through the Internet: A Study Based on the Response of College Students in Chennai

Gnana Patrick

 

Influences of Religious Telecast in Multi-religious India 

Binod C. Agrawal

 

Religion, Culture and the ‘New’ Social Media in India: Critical Perspectives

Keval J. Kumar

 

Challenges for Religious Communication in New Social Status and Cultural Forms in Vietnamese Context

Anh Vu Ta

 

Vol. 11 No.2, 2013

 

Social Communication and Religion

Franz-Josef Eilers, svd

 

Communication Technology Impacts Thai Culture and Buddhist Way of Life

Samran Khansamrong

 

Religion and Social Communication in Changing Cultures of Asia: An Anthropological Perspective

S.M. Michael, svd

 

The Rediscovery of Religious Silence in the  Social Media Era: A Korean Case

Ignatius Kim Min-Soo

 

An Act of Faith: From the Spiritual to the Ritual

Chandrabhanu Pattanayak

 

Methods of Dhamma Preaching in Lanna

P.B. Saneh Ñānamedhī

 

Sufism: Religious Change in the Medieval Deccan (India)

Jagadeesh Kivudanavar

Vol. 11 No.1, 2013

 

Influences of Religions Telecast in a Multi-religious India: An Analysis of Hindu and Non-Hindu Television Viewers

Binod C. Agrawal

Exploring the Diegesis of the Haridasi Kirtan--A Critical Study

Sanjay Ranade

 

Jainism: Its Philosophical Tradition and Its Re-adaptation through Media and Communication

Komal Shah

 

Media and Sikh Religion: An Indian Perspective

B.S. Bhatia

Hinduism and Internet in 2010-12: An Essay on Websites, Blogs, Social Media, Censorship and ‘Internet Hindu’

Kiran Thakur and Achyut Vaze

Vol. 10 No.2, 2012

 

Asian Research Center for Religion and Social Communication: Origin and Activities

Franz-Josef Eilers, svd

 

The Communication Signatures of Religion - Re-evented in a Social Media Environment?

Thomas A. Bauer

 

Jesus Christ as Communicator: A Biblical Perspective

Lucien Legrand, mep

 

Unfolding Religious Communication System: A Methodological Approach

Sebastian Periannan

 

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