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Getting That Online Religion

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Getting That Online Religion

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If you want to go to church these days, you might find a comfortable pew in cyberspace. Faith is taking off on the Web, from video-sharing sites to massive cathedrals where your virtual self can confess sins.

GUESTS:

Chris Wyatt, founder of GodTube, a video-sharing site that includes a virtual prayer wall.

Beth Brown, who has created a synagogue and runs a large Jewish community in the virtual world Second Life.

Alison Marshall, an associate professor of religion at Brandon University in Manitoba, who is working on a project to recreate the spiritual experience online.