By Joan Miller Meta: Publication date: August 7, 2012 Print edition: 8″ x 5″ perfect bound trade paperback Page count: TBD ISBN: 978-988-15538-7-4 Price (paper): US$11.95 E-book formats: ePub, Kindle, PDF Word count: 35,000 eISBN: 978-988-15538-4-3 Price (e-book): US$6.99 Synopsis: We now know that people are trying to reproduce online much of what they do offline. So why is it that mediation is only a very small part of Buddhist Internet activity? How can this be so when the Internet is profoundly intertwined with our everyday lives and offers us so many religious possibilities? Buddhist Meditation and the Internet: Practices and Possibilities looks at what happens to meditation when it goes online by examining virtual meditators, worlds, iPad apps, real-time synchronous ‘sits’, and cross-hemisphere retreats. It paints an intriguing picture about the extent to which we can meditate without a body — or through a virtual one. About the Author: Joanne Miller has a PhD in the Sociology of Religion and is a member of the Mountain Moon Sangha. She is currently teaching Study of Religion, Philosophy and Reason, History and English to senior high school students. Buy: Paperback – Amazon Book Depository PaddyField Booktopia Powell’s E-book Amazon Kindle Store Barnes & Noble Apple Smashwords...Read More
Home » Posts Tagged "Joanne Miller"
Access Andy Quan Ansh Das A Pornography of Grief Asian Book BookCyclone Brian Castro Buddhist Meditation and the Internet China Chris Tharp Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea Donna Miscolta ebook gay geisha Hong Kong Indonesia Iraq Iwan Simatupang Joanne Miller Justin Nicholes LGBT Lightning Originals Marshall Moore memoir Neal Drinnan New York New York City novel Paul Blaney Peter Tieryas Liu River Dragon Sky s8p Shanghai Signal8Press Six Positions South Korea The Infernal Republic The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Typhoon Media USA When the de la Cruz Family Danced Xuxi Xu Xi