The Internet as a New Place for Sects i

del Río, Luis Santamaría
February 2008
Cultic Studies Review;2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
The spread of new information and communication technologies has given a new dimension to the sectarian phenomenon. After reviewing how the Internet has become important in the religious field, this paper shows how sects use the Internet, how they present themselves on the Internet, and how they act in cyberspace. The paper also addresses other topics: groups that stand out for their activism or publicity campaigns on the Internet, virtual conversions, and how different groups attack or praise the Web


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