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Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Robert Glenn Howard

Abstract

In the 1990s, Marilyn Agee developed one of the most well-known amateur evangelical websites focused on the “End Times,” The Bible Prophecy Corner. Around the same time, Lambert Dolphin, a retired Stanford physicist, started the website Lambert's Library to discuss with others online how to experience the divine. While Marilyn and Lambert did not initially correspond directly, they have shared several correspondents in common. Even as early as 1999 it was clear that they were members of the same online network of Christians, a virtual church built around those who embraced a common ideology. T ... More

Keywords: Marilyn Agee, evangelical website, Lambert Dolphin, Christians, online network, religious communication, Internet, religious movement, online group communication

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780814773086
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Glenn Howard, author