Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet
Fig. 1. Courtesy of The Institute for Religious Studies at the University of Heidelberg.

The Institute for Religious Studies at the University of Heidelberg released a new issue of its Online – Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet (Vol 9, 2015). It features "a multitude of articles, ranging from the crowdfunding of a new church, shari'a in cyberspace, the pope on Twitter, the internet site of Ahmadiyya in Germany, online authority of the minority of the Kyais in Indonesia and attitutes towards women's participation in public prayer in Judaism and Islam as well as a book review of Cybertheolgy: Thinking Christianity in The Era of the Internet."

Table of Contents

1. Crowdfunding a New Church: A Multimodal Analysis of Faith-Related Giving Rhetoric on Indiegogo
2. Renegotiating shariʿa-based Normative Guidelines in Cyberspace: The Case of Women’s ʿawra
3. The Ahmadiyya in Germany: An Online-Platform as a Multi-Functional Tool
4. Discovering the Digital Authority: Twitter as Reporting Tool for Papal Activities
5. Internet and Kyais in Indonesia: Negotiation of Authority in a Mediatized Environment
6. Attitudes Towards Women’s Participation in Public Prayer Among Jewish and Muslim Websites
7. Review: Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity in the Era of the Internet

All articles are available for PDF download here.