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Cyber Zen : imagining authentic Buddhist identity, community, and practices in the virtual world of Second life

Author: Gregory P Grieve
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1 [edition]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grieve, Gregory P. (Gregory Price), 1964-
Cyber Zen.
New York : Routledge, 2016
(DLC) 2016025191
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory P Grieve
ISBN: 9781317293262 1317293266
OCLC Number: 965617674
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Second life: your world, your imagination --
Awake online: understanding Second life's Zen path of practice --
Groups: relationships, cloud sanghas, and a cybernetic management style --
People: Buddhist robes, cyborgs, and the gendered self-fashioning of a mindful resident --
Place: cosmologicalization, spiritual role play, and a third place Zendo --
Event: online silent meditation, virtual cushions, and the cybernetic steersman --
Mind the gap: screens, ontologies, and the far shore --
Theoretical tool box --
Second life terms --
Buddhist terms.
Responsibility: by Gregory Price Grieve.
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Cyber Zen is the first book-length ethnography of Buddhism practice in a virtual world. Grieve's book offers an innovative theoretical approach and a fascinating exploration of the intersection of Read more...

 
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