Saturday, April 24, 2010
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The article examines how religious communities responded to the technology of cellular phone, by discussing the process that religious user communities undergo when negotiating with technology. The emergence of the kosher cellular phone in Israel is explored. It has found out that religious communities evaluate, monitor and control the use of technology by their members in deliberate ways. Religious culture and belief serve as an important factor in technological innovation as demonstrated by the kosher phone in Israel.