While internet-based technologies can open up greater awareness of the world or create self-perpetuating echo-chambers, the Catholics & Cultures project aspires to do the former. Aiming to ‘widen the lens’ on the variety of Catholic communities and practices, the site delivers on this goal by introducing viewers to a vast array of articles, pictures and videos from around the world. The organization of the site by country and by certain key features of lived Catholicism offers some interpretive guidance. However, the project could be strengthened as a pedagogical resource if it were more extensively thematized and hosted reflections on potential heuristic tools for making sense of Catholicism’s rich diversity.
Wong, Stephanie M.
"Catholics & Cultures: A Panoramic View in Search of Greater Understanding,"
Journal of Global Catholicism:
1, Article 7. p.94-103.
Available at: https://crossworks.holycross.edu/jgc/vol5/iss1/7
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