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Forget the burning bush: Godcasting is in - Fastest-growing genre in podcasting

Maha Bhava - Mon, 26 Dec 2005 16:09:58 +0530

New York | December 26, 2005 12:01:13 AM IST

God has a new way to communicate in the 21st century: instead of using a burning bush, he can now podcast.

The Godcast Network Web site said it already has had 1 million visitors from 150 countries downloading the word of God to listen to on their MP3 players.

The genre has just taken off and exploded. Itís the fastest-growing genre in podcasting, Craig Patchett, 43, who established the site last year, told the New York Daily News.

So-called godcasts run the gamut from Christianity to Hare Krishna and paganism. Some of the podcasts are even in Klingon ó the made up language that was part of the Star Trek tradition. Vatican Radio even offers a weekly show.

I donít like to preach, I just try to inspire, said the Rev. Roderick Vonhogen, who has 500 parishioners in Utrecht, Netherlands, but 15,000 podcast listeners have downloaded his thoughts since he started podcasting during a trip to Rome.

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Madhava - Sun, 01 Jan 2006 22:16:29 +0530
Related discussion on applying this in the Gaudiya context.