Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2012

Keywords

information seeking, leadership, religion, church

Abstract

What is the experience of information seeking (IS) by leaders of a church in transition, as they seek the will of God for their church? In this ethnographic pilot study, I begin to create a picture of leaders’ information seeking, first for personal faith building and then for corporate decision making, and I consider the impact of new technologies on these processes. Religious IS did not differ significantly from other everyday-life information seeking (ELIS) experiences, except when subjects were acting in leadership roles. Prominent themes were theological diversity and prayer.

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https://muse.jhu.edu/article/468806

Publication Abbreviation

CJILS

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