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[[Image:Virtualchurch.jpg|right]]A '''virtual chapel''' is an Orthodox edifice built in virtual reality.
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[[Image:Virtualchurch.jpg|thumb|250px|right|Orthodox chapel in '''''Second Life''''']]
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[[Image:SecondLife.jpg|thumb|250px|right|St. Nicholas Avatarian Orthodox Church in '''''Second Life''''']]
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[[Image:St_Sava_SL.jpg|thumb|250px|right|St. Sava Orthodox Church in '''''Second Life''''' ([http://slurl.com/secondlife/Loom%20Weaver/198/80/65 Loom Weaver 199, 80, 66])]]
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[[Image:SL_OC-Group.jpg|thumb|250px|right|'Orthodox Christians of SL' group in '''''Second Life''''']]
  
It appears that the first virtual Orthodox chapel was built in '''Second Life'''. In a post on Sept. 3, 2006, Todd Michael ("OrthoCelt") states:
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A '''virtual chapel''' is an Orthodox edifice built in virtual reality.
  
:"I have managed to find another Orthodox online, who built a small Eastern Rite chapel. So to mix things up, I build a rather large Western Rite chapel for Raphael on the property he owns (also seen in the photo), with Ancient Faith Radio being piped in for background music."[http://michael.doxos.com/comments.php?id=3800_0_6_0_C]
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It appears that the first virtual Orthodox [[chapel]] was built in '''Second Life'''. In a post on [[September 3]], 2006, Todd Michael ("OrthoCelt") states:
  
==Other references:==
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:"I have managed to find another Orthodox online, who built a small Eastern Rite chapel. So to mix things up, I build a rather large Western Rite chapel for Raphael on the property he owns (also seen in the photo), with Ancient Faith Radio being piped in for background music."[http://michael.doxos.com/comments.php?id=3800_0_6_0_C]
* http://michael.doxos.com/comments.php?id=3980_0_6_0_C
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==Other references==
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* http://michael.doxos.com/comments.php?id=3980_0_6_0_C (Evangelism in Second Life)
 
* http://raphael.doxos.com/index.php?id=C0_64_1 (general Second Life category).
 
* http://raphael.doxos.com/index.php?id=C0_64_1 (general Second Life category).
* http://tarasbalderdash.blogspot.com/2006/08/new-home-for-order-and-its-chapel.html (includes mention of a Slavonic psalter and "Orthodox Christian gestures"
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* http://tarasbalderdash.blogspot.com/2006/08/new-home-for-order-and-its-chapel.html (includes mention of a Slavonic psalter and "Orthodox Christian gestures")
  
==External Links==
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==External links==
 
* [[w:Second Life]]
 
* [[w:Second Life]]
* Edward Castronove, ''Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games'' (U of Chicago Press, 2006) ISBN 0226096270
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* Edward Castronova, ''Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games'' (U of Chicago Press, 2006) ISBN 0226096270
 
* [http://www.wired.com/news/games/0,2101,67142,00.html Wired News: Second Life Teaches Life Lessons]
 
* [http://www.wired.com/news/games/0,2101,67142,00.html Wired News: Second Life Teaches Life Lessons]
 
* [http://www.ortodoksi.net/virtuaalikirkko/index.html St.Nicholas Virtual Church]
 
* [http://www.ortodoksi.net/virtuaalikirkko/index.html St.Nicholas Virtual Church]
 
* [http://goarch.org/en/chapel/vr.asp Virtual chapel at GOARCH.org]
 
* [http://goarch.org/en/chapel/vr.asp Virtual chapel at GOARCH.org]
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* [http://conciliarpress.com/pages/again_tobias_virtual_reality.html No life in Second Life: Orthodoxy's Problem with Virtual Reality] by Fr. Jonathan Tobias
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* [http://conciliarpress.com/pages/again_virtual_reality.html Discernment and Virtual Reality] - A Dialogue Sparked by No Life in Second Life: Orthodoxy’s Problem with Virtual Reality, by Fr. Jonathan Tobias
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===Some Eastern Orthodox Churches in Second Life (direct teleport Landmarks)===
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* Receive the latest copy of the directory at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Larsson/148/42/110 (follow the 'red beam' to the dispenser; this object is free and includes a collection of Orthodox icons in addition to the Landmarks)
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Second Life and SLurl are trademarks of Linden Research, Inc.
  
 
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[[Category:Church Life]]

Latest revision as of 06:53, August 9, 2008

Orthodox chapel in Second Life
St. Nicholas Avatarian Orthodox Church in Second Life
St. Sava Orthodox Church in Second Life (Loom Weaver 199, 80, 66)
'Orthodox Christians of SL' group in Second Life

A virtual chapel is an Orthodox edifice built in virtual reality.

It appears that the first virtual Orthodox chapel was built in Second Life. In a post on September 3, 2006, Todd Michael ("OrthoCelt") states:

"I have managed to find another Orthodox online, who built a small Eastern Rite chapel. So to mix things up, I build a rather large Western Rite chapel for Raphael on the property he owns (also seen in the photo), with Ancient Faith Radio being piped in for background music."[1]

Other references

External links

Some Eastern Orthodox Churches in Second Life (direct teleport Landmarks)

Second Life and SLurl are trademarks of Linden Research, Inc.

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