Table of contents for Cyber worship in multifaith perspectives / Mohamed Taher.

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Contents
Preface 	ix
Credits: Copyright and Permission	xi
1. Cyber Worship/Meditation Webwise: Noah, Abraham and Beyond 	 1
1.1. Mapping Alternative Traditions Webwise 			1
1.2. Mapping Baha'i Webwise 			10
1.3. Mapping Buddhism Webwise 	12
1.4. Mapping Christianity Webwise 		18
1.5. Mapping Hinduism Webwise 	33
1.6. Mapping Islam Webwise 		40
1.7. Mapping Jainism Webwise		53
1.8. Mapping Judaism Webwise 	56
1.9. Mapping Sikhism Webwise	60
1.10. Mapping Spirituality Webwise 	62
1.11. Mapping Zoroastrianism Webwise 	65
2. Cyber Worship as-is On the Web	 67
2.1. Multifaith 	68
2.2. Alternative Traditions 	72
2.3. Baha'i 	76
2.4. Buddhism 	78
2.5. Christianity 	81
2.6. Hinduism 	90
2.7. Islam 	96
2.8. Jainism 	100
2.9. Judaism 	101
2.10. Sikhism 	102
2.11. Zoroastrianism 	103
2.12. Spirituality 	104
3. Fast Track to Multifaith Resources for Cyber Worship	 109
3.1. Ten step ready reference for every seeker 	111
3.2. Cyber Worship In Multifaith: Top Ten Pik-Wiks 	111
3.3. Ten Cyber Worship Multifaith Websites 	111
3.4. State-Of-The-Art Reviews - Multifaith Perspectives 	112
3.5. Top Contributing Scholars in Cyber Worship, Ask-a-Specialist...	114
3.6. Ask-a User-Friendly Librarian to find Religious / Spiritual Tool in the Cyberspace 	116
3.7. World of Multifaith Websites - At Your Finger Tips	116
3.8. Just-in-Time: Worship / Prayer / Meditation 	117
3.9. Sacred times for World Religions: Calendar for Festivals, Ceremonies, holy days ... 	117
3.10. Bibliographies, Infograhies, Webliographies ... Multifaith Perspectives	118
3.11. Cyber Worship Webmetrics ... (Measuring the Visibility, pace, communication) 	118
3.12. The Web Awards - Religion 	119
3.13. Browser Wise Toppers - Miscellany 	120
3.14. Browser Wise Toppers - Islamic Sites 	120
3.15. Browser Wise Toppers - Alternative Religions 	120
3.16. Browser Wise Toppers - Judaism 	121
3.17. Browser Wise Toppers - Buddhism 	122
3.18. Browser Wise Toppers - Bahai 	122
3.19. Browser Wise Toppers - Jaininsm 	122
3.20. Browser Wise Toppers - Hinduism 	123
3.21. Browser Wise Toppers - Christianity 	123
3.22. Browser Wise Toppers - Yoga 	124
3.23. Developing World Wide Worship Mindmaps - Survey, Tools, Responses 	124
3.24. Spiritual Assessment - Tools, Techniques, Ports 	126
3.25. Navigate the Cyberspace if you are looking Just for Spirituality 	127
3.26. Surf Cyber Meditation 	127
3.27. Mystery Religions Revisited 	128
3.28. Magic & Religions in Cyberspace 		128
3.29. Quick Guide to Virtual tours / Pilgrimages 	129
3.30. Theology Sites: Comparative &/or Individual Perspectives 	129
3.31. Salvation-Wise Tools 	129
3.32. Worship / Service Via Camera (esp. WebCam or Web Camera) 	130
3.33. Ten Commandments / Commitments' Faith-based 	131
3.34. Best Practices in Information Technology - Ten Commandments Applied 	131
3.35. Web-based Resources on Sacred Landscape (Sacrament, desecration, ...) 	132
3.36. E-Commerce & Cyber Worship - Compatibility, Competitiveness, ... 	133
 3.37. Online-Religion / Spirituality-Are These Non-traditional Movements Here To Stay? Googling shows 'What is' and 'What may be 		133
3.38. Need more paths to find online resources? 	136
4. Navigating the Deep Sacred Space via Experiences of the Wise 	137
4.1 Welcome to the wild, wacky and wonderful world of Internet Spirituality, by Rev. Dr. Sandra Bochonok 		138
4.2. A Religious Experience: What is being done with the Internet and where are we going? by Clark W. Woods 	141
4.3. Cyberworship: Are teens finding faith online, by Cara Baker 	145 
4.4. CyberFaith: How Americans Pursue Religion Online, PEW Internet & American Life Project, by Elena Larsen, Principle author 		148
4.5 My Religious Journey in Cyberspace: Re and ICT Working Together, by Colin Jarvis 	162
4.6. How to Get to Heaven from the Internet (Anonymous) 	163
4.7. Does Allah Care About Copyright, By Daniel Perrin 	164
4.8. A Guide to Buddhist Memorial Service for lost information, Daioh Temple, Kyoto, Japan (Anonymous) 	168
4.9. Religion: Heuristic Resources for Inquiry and Dialogue, by Robert Merikangas 	169
4.10. Cyber Worship Illustrated: An Example of Cyber Worship, by Prof. Scott Douglas Adams 	187
4.11. Seven logical Consequences of Interreligious Dialoguing, Anton K. Kozlovic 	188
4.12. A Theology of Technology, Written Scott Rodin and others 	205
4.13. Pope John Paul II -- World Communications Day: Pope gives benediction to Internet 	218
4.14. Ethics Survey: Answers to 55 Questions Submitted by Arthur Dobrin, Compiled by Jonah Winters 	221
4.15. A reappraisal of Typologies of New Religious Movements and Characteristics of the Unification Church, Yoshihiko Masuda 	247
4.16. Recent Reference Question, McCain Library, Erskine College & Seminary, Due West, SC 	261
4.17. Guidelines for Church Website: Teddington Baptist Church 	265
4.18. Report on Webmaster Survey, Scott Thumma, Hartford Institute for Religion Research 	272
4.19. Research Survey: Sikhs on the net (cybersikhi.org) 	273 
4.20. Islaam.com Survey 	275
4.21. Cyberworship Site Map [Eattheword.com] 	277
4.22. Religious Resources Theme Map [religiousresources.org] 	278
4.23. Spiritual Topics/ Specific Religion [religioustolerance.org] 	280
4.24. Worship Map: Site Map [worshipmap.com] 	282 
4.25. God-Centered Vs. Man-Centered Worship (Anonymous) 	283
4.26. Denomination Taxonomy, The Polis Center 	285
4.27. Multifaith Taxonomy -A Suggested model using Islamic Transactions in Cyberspace, by Mohamed Taher 	292
4.28. Beliefnet Site Map 	293
4.29. A Taxonomy of Religions according to their Hermeneutics of Fecal Occurrence [dogchurch.org] 	295
4.30. Key Functions Of Religion: Sociology of Religion Course Outline, by Dr. William Martin 	296
4.31. Worship Web Links: Site Map, Synod Resource Centers [ (synodresourcenter.org/wma/worship] 	299 
4.32. Religion Online (Category map) [religion-online.org] 	300
5. Glossary: A Pathfinder for Future History		301
5.1 Appendix: Cyber Worship's Web Feet: Metadata for Digital Information - Webliography 	314
5.2 Appendix: Cyber Worship: Web Evaluation - Questionnaire and Survey Results 	314
Bibliography 	325
Index	 	329
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Worship.
Religion -- Computer network resources.
Internet -- Religious aspects.
Cyberspace -- Religious aspects.