The Penny University interviewed me about my research, take a looksie 🙂
Beth Singler is a PhD candidate in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Cambridge. Unlike the majority of PhDs in her faculty who are interested in long dead Theologians, difficult questions about the nature of god or translating dusty texts, Beth is researching contemporary religious movements online. In particular her thesis is on the Indigo Children, an idea from what is often called the New Age Movement.
AA: So, tell us a little bit about your work:
BS: I’m very interested in New Religious Movements (NRMs), in particular those that have a strong online presence. A lot of NRMs do now interact primarily online because their ideas might not be accepted by the mainstream, or indeed, they might be ridiculed for them, and the Internet enables people who self-identify in new ways to find each other. For…
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