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Research Symposium: The Gospel in digital Society: Asian Experiences and Challenges

The Symposium on “The Gospel in digital Society: Asian Experiences and Challenges” originally proposed by the “St. Joseph Freinademetz Communication Center” (JFCC) will now take place at the  Graduate School of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) on October 27, 2pm to 5 pm.

The introductory presentation of the conference will be given by Anthony Le Duc, svd, PhD of St. John’s and Assumption universities in Bangkok, Thailand on: “Is there a Cyber Theology and what does it mean?

Other themes which will be presented by staff and students from the joint MA/lic.theol  “Social/Pastoral Communication” Program at the UST Graduate School and Theological Faculty .  
These themes are:

  • Sharing Faith in a digital World: Catechesis and religious ‘instruction’
  • The marketplace of “Apps” and the church
  • Between digital and spiritual reality: is God online or offline?
  • Social Communication in Pastoral Ministry: From Hierarchy to Networks
  • Church documents on ‘New Media” and their ‘messages’
  • Radio streaming, a new way of communicating for the Church in Asia

The conference will take place in the Graduate School of the University of Santo Tomas (TARC building) .  Registration will start beginning of October. Participation is free but early registration is recommended !

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