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26/08/2012

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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 26 August 2012

With a search for God throwing up nearly two billion internet hits, this special edition of Sunday explores the impact of the internet on religion.

Trevor Barnes turns virtual religious tourist as he explores the digital world in search of God.

From Tweeting to computer gaming, we hear how the internet and technology is transforming the tradition church service.

Kevin Bocquet reports on the transformative effect of the internet on the Muslim world.

And how is morality defined and shaped in the globally vast and digitally distant world of cyberspace?

To debate some of these issues William Crawley is joined by the 'Digitalnun', Sister Catherine Wybourne, the blogging Bishop, Alan Wilson and Vicky Beeching whose award winning blog ponders the line between spirituality, philosophy and technology.

  • Religion and the Internet: Sunday, BBC Radio 4, 26th August

    Religion and the Internet: Sunday, BBC Radio 4, 26th August

    L-R: Benedictine prioress Sister Catherine Wybourne, writer of "Cybersoul" blog Vicky Beeching, William Crawley and the Bishop of Buckingham Alan Wilson

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