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Pearly Gates of Cyberspace

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The Internet may seem an unlikely gateway for the soul, but as Margaret Wertheim argues in this bold, imaginative book, cyberspace has in recent years become a repository for immense spiritual yearning. The perfect realm awaits, we are told, not behind the pearly gates but behind electronic gateways labelled ".com" and ".net". Seeking to understand this mapping of spiritual desire onto digitised space, Wertheim takes us on an astonishing historical journey, tracing the evolution of our conception of space from the Middle ages to today. And by linking the science of space to the wider cultural milieu, she shows us that he spiritualising of cyberspace can be seen as an attempt to realise a technological version of the concept of heaven.

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Author(s):
Margaret
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1864710187
ISBN-13:
9781864710182
Publisher:
Doubleday Australia
Title:
the Pearly Gates of Cyberspace

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The Internet may seem an unlikely gateway for the soul, but as Margaret Wertheim argues in this bold, imaginative book, cyberspace has in recent years become a repository for immense spiritual yearning. The perfect realm awaits, we are told, not behind the pearly gates but behind electronic gateways labelled ".com" and ".net". Seeking to understand this mapping of spiritual desire onto digitised space, Wertheim takes us on an astonishing historical journey, tracing the evolution of our conception of space from the Middle ages to today. And by linking the science of space to the wider cultural milieu, she shows us that he spiritualising of cyberspace can be seen as an attempt to realise a technological version of the concept of heaven.

Author(s):
Margaret
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1864710187
ISBN-13:
9781864710182
Publisher:
Doubleday Australia
Title:
the Pearly Gates of Cyberspace

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