Part 1 Preface Part 2 Credits: Copyright and Permission Chapter 3 1. Cyber Worship/Meditation Webwise: Noah, Abraham and Beyond Chapter 4 2. Cyber Worship as-is On the Web Chapter 5 3. Fast Track to Multifaith Resources for Cyber Worship: What's Hot Chapter 6 4. Navigating the Deep Sacred Space via Experiences of the Wise Chapter 7 5. Glossary: A Pathfinder for Future History Part 8 Bibliography Part 9 Index Part 10 About the Author
Dr. Mohamed Taher is an information professional and a former Fulbright alumnus of Rutgers University. At present he serves as Information Specialist, Ontario Multifaith Council on Spiritual and Religious Care, Toronto.
Mohamed Taher's new book provides an indispensable guide for considering the resources of worship online, whatever the faith, wherever believers are located. -- Bruce Lawrence, Duke University An information specialist at the Ontario Multifaith Council on Spiritual and Religious Care, Taher explores religious worship on the Internet, in which people engage in prayer, praise, sacrament, confession, Eucharist, pilgrimage, contemplation, and other practices online. He offers a systematic though not comprehensive catalog of services, products, processes, approaches, applications, and functions that encompass mainstream and alternative traditions of belief and practice. Reference and Research Book News, November 2006 ...provides the most comprehensive "map" to religion on the Internet. American Reference Books Annual, vol. 38 (2007) Cyber Worship in Multifaith Perspectives is an important and significant contribution to the new field of scholarship examining the religious dimension of the Internet. By employing Webmetrics, Dr. Taher presents readers with the most comprehensive and up-to-date mapping of the religious websites available, providing essential information for those wishing to better understand how religion functions and flourishes on the WWW and also those interested in using this new medium for their own spiritual quest. -- Christopher Helland, Dalhousie University