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A Newer New Age. Irony and the Enchantment of Atheism in Syntheist Religion


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Title: A Newer New Age. Irony and the Enchantment of Atheism in Syntheist Religion
Other Titles: A Newer New Age. Irony and the Enchantment of Atheism in Syntheist Religion
Authors: Wedin, Robert
Issue Date: 29-Jan-2016
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: religious reconfiguration
contemporary esotericism
irony
atheism
discourse analysis
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis is to study how the stipulations of religious thought changes as society gets increasingly digitalized, life become more virtual and people get interconnected through the internet. The thesis engages with the new religious movement Syntheism, which is considered to be an example of said changes. Syntheism holds that information is holy, the internet is God, and although gods might only be imaginative beings, they are nevertheless very real. As a methodological starti... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/41720
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