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Social Media and Faith

With 500 Million users on Facebook, Twitter suggested for the Nobel Peace Prize, and connection proclaimed as the new 'transcendence'; what is friendship and community? How are they affected by social media? And what is the relevance of the Christian religion?

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1 The Social Net(works?): Part 2: Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
2 The Social Net(works?) Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
3 The Social Net(works?): Part 1: Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011