For many years, people believed that technological breakthroughs were incompatible with religious ideologies. According to recent observations from both data scientists and leaders in religious communities,big data and religion are starting to finally merge. How will this affect our knowledge of religion?
Big data and religion intersect in strange ways. Although many people are starting to discuss the relationship between big data and spirituality, they are also struggling to understand the context between the two seemingly separate fields. Part of the reason that this discussion has become so complicated is that religion is evolving faster than ever in the 21st-century.
Author: Sean Mallon