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Introduction

Technological developments over the past two decades have transformed the way in which people interact with each other and go about their daily business. The expansion of the Internet has even affected the way some people practise and experience religion. There are now for example religious social networks, such as GodTube, which was the fastest growing site in August 2007(Eldon 2007). There are also specialized networks for Christians, Muslims, and Hindus. Believers can also sign up to dating portals which allow them to label themselves as religious. But does technology reach beyond the mundane sphere of religion, into exegesis and the spiritual?