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Reading Religion in Internet Memes

In: Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture
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  • 1 Texas A&M University (USA)
  • | 2 Texas A&M University (USA)
  • | 3 Texas A&M University (USA)
  • | 4 Texas A&M University (USA)
  • | 5 Texas A&M University (USA)
  • | 6 Texas A&M University (USA)
  • | 7 Texas A&M University (USA)
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This article provides a preliminary report of a study of religious-oriented internet memes and seeks to identify the common communication styles, interpretive practices and messages about religion communicated in this digital medium. These findings argue that memes provide an important sphere for investigating and understanding religious meaning-making online, which expresses key attributes of participatory culture and trends towards lived religion.

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