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Defining Digital Theology: Digital Humanities, Digital Religion and the Particular Work of the CODEC Research Centre and Network

Peter Phillips / Kyle Schiefelbein-Guerrero / Jonas Kurlberg
Published Online: 2019-05-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opth-2019-0003


This article seeks to define Digital Theology, first by exploring the development of the CODEC Research Centre at Durham University – perhaps the only centre developed to explore Digital Theology. The aims of the centre and some of its projects are explored leading to a discussion of CODEC’s place within Digital Humanities. The article concludes with a focus on different aspects and definitions of Digital Theology.

Keywords: Digital Humanities; Digital Theology; Theology; Computing for Humanities; digital culture; CODEC


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Received: 2019-02-04

Accepted: 2019-03-21

Published Online: 2019-05-22

Citation Information: Open Theology, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 29–43, ISSN (Online) 2300-6579, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opth-2019-0003.

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