Welcome to VirtuallyIslamic.com

Virtually Islamic focuses on Islam, Muslims and the internet. The site contains details of Professor Gary R. Bunt's publications, conference participation, academic supervision and research activities. Virtually Islamic News (previously the blog) is regularly updated with information about this research area. Gary R. Bunt's latest book, Islamic Algorithms, was published in 2024.

Virtually Islamic contains details of books*, including:

Islamic Algorithms: Online Influence in the Muslim Metaverse (London: Bloomsbury, 2024)

Hashtag Islam: How Cyber Islamic Environments are Transforming Religious Authority (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018).

iMuslims: Rewiring the House of Islam (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009).

Islam in the Digital Age: E-jihad, Online Fatwas and Cyber Islamic Environments (London: Pluto Press, 2003)

Virtually Islamic: Computer-Mediated Communication and Cyber Islamic Environments (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000)

Gary R. Bunt is:

Digital British Islam Principal Investigator (ESRC-funded)

Digital Islam Across Europe Co-Investigator (CHANSE-funded)

Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

* - see individual book pages for full publication details, including editions and translations.

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