CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS on the theme “The Religious and Social Communication Dimensions of the Coronavi

RELIGION AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION invites research papers and essays that address the religious and social communication dimensions pertaining to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Topics may include but are not limited to: - the impact of the pandemic on religious life; - religious communication in response to the pandemic; - the methods employed by religions to communicate information and images about the pandemic to adherents; - the communication between religious leaders and the faithful during lockdown periods; - the role of religion in shaping the narrative about the pandemic. RELIGION AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION is the semi-annual scholarly journal of the Asian Research Center

Digital Format of Volume 17 (2019) of Religion and Social Communication Out Now

Volume 17 (2019) of Religion and Social Communication is available at the ARC website. We hope that scholars in the field of Religion and Social Communication would find these articles helpful in their work and in their scholarly investigation. We would like to thank our dear authors for their contributions and our reviewers who gave their time, effort and expertise in making this possible. The following are the contributions in No. 1: The Effect of Digital Development on Church and Society in Southeast Asia: A Survey Anthony Le Duc (Thailand) Intercultural Communication in a Digital World Franz Josef Eilers (Philippines) Religious Communities in the Digital Era: Dynamic of “Believing” an

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