Individuals whose papers were accepted for presentation at the originally scheduled ISMRC 2021 conference in Stigtuna, Sweden have been invited to participate virtually in the ISRMRC symposium through an online presentation option.
Finding Religious Identity in Youth: The new digital scenario due to Covid-19
Youth has been impacted by the pandemic in a way that they were not able to gather with the religious community. Consequently, religious entities have developed innovative and creative faith formation initiatives.
Islam's Contribution, Via Social Media, In Shaping Post-secular European Societies
This video briefly presents research, which demonstrates the ways by which, lay Muslims in Western Europe, by their physical appearance and their use of social media, served as an incentive for Christian Europeans to return to their religious roots and shape Europe's post-secular societies.
Reddit.com and Anomalous Experiences as 'Glitches in the Matrix
This presentation examines Reddit discussion forums that examine anomalous spiritual experiences. He argues that both the aesthetic and the technological features of Reddit’s digital platform make unusual experiences of dissociation, spiritual transformation, and ghostly haunting seem plausible and persuasive.