Lecture by Heidi Campbell at the Blanquerna Observatory on Communication, Religion and Culture

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Texas A & M University professor Heidi Campbell will be in Barcelona next Tuesday, 2 April, at 19h00, in the Auditorium of the Blanquerna Faculty of Communication, with the conference ‘Understanding Religion in a Networked Society’, one of the events organised by the Blanquerna Observatory of Communication, Religion and Culture. Heidi Campbell holds a PhD in ‘Computer-Mediated Communication & Practical Theology’ from the University of Edinburgh and has been researching the online religious sphere and the impact of new media on religious communities since 1997.

She has published several studies in New Media and Society, the Journal of Media and Religion, the Journal of Contemporary Religion and is the author of several books: Exploring religious community online (2005), A science and religion first (2009), When religion meets new media (2010) or Digital religion. Understanding Religious Practice in New Media (2012).

She is also an expert on the religion-internet tandem in various media, including the Atlantic, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Miami Herald, the Houston Chronicle, PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, Australian ABC Radio and BBC Radio World Service.


Campbell, H. (2012). Digital religion. Understanding religious practice in new media worlds. London: Routledge.

Campbell, H. (2010). When religion meets new media. London: Routledge.

Campbell, H. & Looy, H. (2009). A science and religion primero. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic.

Campbell, H. (2005). Exploring religious community en línea. New York: Peter Lang-Digital Formation Series.