Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Tradition bound? Many Orthodox parishes struggle with change

Eastern Orthodox churches in the U.S. have several strengths, including awe-inspiring worship, a strong sense of theological identity and a willingness to embrace new technology. But a major new study also found that in an environment that calls on all houses of worship to be more creative in reaching new generations, Eastern Orthodox parishes seem particularly resistant.

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Facebook Faith Works for Tim Tebow; But Is It for Everyone?

The average social media user may face some challenging questions in deciding how much of their personal faith to disclose online. Will sharing my religious life make me more or less likely to get a date? Make new friends? Expand professional networks? New research indicates that merely disclosing one’s religious identity is considered socially acceptable. But the costs and the benefits can rise the more online users share about their religious lives.

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