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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEBounded Religious Communities' Management of the Challenge of New Media: Bahá'í Negotiation with the Internet
AUTHOR 1Heidi A. Campbell
AUTHOR 2Drake Fulton
DATE_THIS2012
VOLUMEed. Marie Gillespie et al.
TITLE_PARENTSocial Media and Religious Change
PAGE_RANGE185-200
ISBN_THIS3110270498
ISBN13_THIS978-3-11-027048-8
PUB_THISWalter de Gruyter & Co.
ABSTRACTAn outsiders' perspective of the Bahá'í approach to fluid, open networks in the face of its bounded social structure and its system of hierarchical gatekeepers. Includes overview of the Bahá'í Internet Agency.
NOTES See also Seeking for Truth: Plausibility Alignment on a Bahá'í Email List.

Article extracted from complete book, which was posted by its editor to academia.edu.

Note: the following article is informed by the writings and views of Juan Cole. While accurate, they are also somewhat one-sided, e.g. in Cole's and this article's perception that the Bahá'í Administration actively suppresses dissent. By contrast, the Baha'i Library Online has never been asked to remove any item for doctrinal reasons. (-J.W., 2023)

TAGSCriticism and apologetics; Internet forums
 
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