Title

Visualizing Religious Networks, Movements, and Communities : Building Moravian Lives

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Source Publication

Digital Humanities and Christianity : an Introduction

Publication Date

9-20-2021

Editor

Tim Hutchings and Claire Clivaz

Publisher

De Gruyter

City

Berlin, Germany

Series

Introductions to digital humanities - Religion ; v. 4

ISBN

9783110559897

First Page

213

Last Page

236

Department

German Studies

Second Department

Comparative Humanities

Publisher Statement

This volume provides the first comprehensive introduction to the intersections between Christianity and the digital humanities. DH is a well-established, fast-growing, multidisciplinary field producing computational applications and analytical models to enable new kinds of research. Scholars of Christianity were among the first pioneers to explore these possibilities, using digital approaches to transform the study of Christian texts, history and ideas, and innovative work is taking place today all over the world.

This volume aims to celebrate and continue that legacy by bringing together 15 of the most exciting contemporary projects, grouped into four categories. “Canon, corpus and manuscript” examines physical texts and collections. “Words and meanings” explores digital approaches to language and linguistics. “Digital history” uses digital techniques to explore the Christian past, and “Theology and pedagogy” engages with digital approaches to teaching, formation and Christian ideas.

This volume introduces key debates, shares exciting initiatives, and aims to encourage new innovations in analysis and communication. Christianity and the Digital Humanities is ideally suited as a starting point for students and researchers interested in this vast and complex field. -- https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/9783110574043/html

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