The Digi-Image Age and the Issue of Genericization of Truth in the Context of Comparative Religion

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Keywords:

Digi-image, digital society, digital belief, comparative religion, imagology.

Abstract

DOI: https://doi.org/10.12730/13091719.2021.122.226

With digitalism, humanity entered a new age—the digital metaphysical period. Significant distinctions from previous epochs mark this period. Indeed, digitalism produces a transformation in every field via its specified applications, resulting in the creation of a new natural cosmos and a new human species. Unarguably, in addition to all its productions, the field in which digitalism most excels, owing to its inherent nature, is the adoption of an imaginary state of being as a database. This field, which we might refer to as the digi-image, has a significant impact on fields that can be changed into imaginary productions, such as belief, mystification, value, and culture, as well as the process of change in general. This study is a comparative and theoretical study of the new role that faiths, beliefs, and civilizations will play due to digital image transformation.

Author Biography

Ali Öztürk, Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Antalya-Turkey

Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling

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2021-12-31

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Öztürk, A. (2021). The Digi-Image Age and the Issue of Genericization of Truth in the Context of Comparative Religion. Ilahiyat Studies, 12(2), 185–211. Retrieved from https://ilahiyatstudies.org/index.php/journal/article/view/918

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