The pixelated text: Reading the Bible within digital culture

This article looks at Bible engagement in a digital age, focusing both on multimedia engagement with the Bible through the ages and on the changes that new technologies bring to the reading process, and asking some questions about our use of different technologies for different tasks. The article op...

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Published in:Theology
Main Author: Phillips, Peter
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Sage [2018]
In: Theology
Year: 2018, Volume: 121, Issue: 6, Pages: 403-412
IxTheo Classification:CD Christianity and Culture
HA Bible
ZG Media studies; Digital media; Communication studies
Further subjects:B Digital humanities
B Bible
B Media
B Digital
B biblical literacy
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:This article looks at Bible engagement in a digital age, focusing both on multimedia engagement with the Bible through the ages and on the changes that new technologies bring to the reading process, and asking some questions about our use of different technologies for different tasks. The article opens up the new possibilities afforded to scholars through the digitization of manuscripts and libraries, but also looks at the limitations of digital Bibles in their current forms. What new areas of research do the digital humanities open up for us?
ISSN:2044-2696
Contains:Enthalten in: Theology
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1177/0040571X18794139