Don Iannone

Don Iannone

Don Iannone, D.Div., M.Div., M.A.: Don has followed his curiosity through life, which has carried him into the fields of economic development, environmental sustainability, writing and teaching, healthcare strategy, complementary medicine, and spirituality and religion. His creative life is filled with poetry, writing, and photography. Don is the author of over 25 academic and professional journal articles and book chapters, and more than a dozen books about economic development, contemporary spirituality, poetry, and photography. His academic training is in cultural anthropology, organizational behavior, economic development, philosophy and consciousness studies, and divinity and spirituality. He is the author of Digital Spirituality, Its Rise and What It Means for Spiritual Identity, Belief and Practice, which this article is based upon. Don’s principal focus at this time is writing and teaching. For the past four years, he and his wife Mary have worked on a part-time basis as complementary medicine and spiritual caregivers to cancer patients at the Cleveland Clinic. Don is also the managing partner of Kosmos Consulting and Research, which serves clients in the healthcare, environmental, government, and business sectors. Finally, he teaches systems thinking and strategy to graduate business students at Transcontinental University in Columbus, Ohio. He and Mary live in the Greater Cleveland are. They have two sons and grandsons. Don can be reached by email at diannone@gmail.com

The Two Faces of Digital Spirituality

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Digital spirituality is an emerging wave in many religions and spiritual traditions, where individuals and faith communities use digital culture and technology (digitalism) in a purposeful way to fulfill their religious and spiritual needs and aspirations.