Religion, technology, community, & connection: How religious communities are celebrating services virtually
With some of the most important religious holidays quickly approaching, religious communities all over the country are coming to the realization that things will feel a lot different this time around.
In this new era of social distancing, celebrations and rituals will happen online as churches, synagogues, and mosques turn to live-streaming services, Zoom gatherings, and phone calls to maintain community.
But so much of religion is about community and often, it is also about physically being together. So as religion moves online, what is lost? And, just maybe, what is gained?
Listen as Gaymon Bennett, faculty affiliate and professor of religion, science, and technology, discusses these topics on KJZZ's The Show: