Discourses surrounding religion and surveillance are complex, due not so much to their association as to how they have evolved, both contingently and in relation to each other. High technology has brought much ease to everyday life. With a few clicks or swipes, one can connect with people across the globe, becoming familiar with distant neighborhoods and lands. Generally, people are accepting of the fact that their information is recorded—a fair trade-off for their technologically enhanced and alleviated lives. The intersecting crossroads between high technology, the Internet, social media, and one’s image and sense of self have been interesting topics in recent scholarship. Scholars, fully aware of technology companies’ godlike ability to know intimate details about individuals, question whether or not these companies’ algorithms are ...

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