About Volume One

The Wikiklesia Project's premier work, Voices of the Virtual World, is a collective, chaordic conversation on how emerging technologies are impacting religion and spirituality. All proceeds from Volume One will be contributed to the Not For Sale campaign. The paperback and e-book are now available at Lulu.com.

One goal of the Wikiklesia Project is sustainability with minimal structure. We long to see an ecclesia saturated with decentralized cooperation. The improbable notion of books that effectively publish themselves is one of many ways that can help move us closer to this global-ecclesial connectedness.

Wikiklesia may be the world’s first self-perpetuating nomadic business model: raising money for charities - giving voice to emerging writers and artists - generating a continuous stream of new anthologies covering all manner of relevant topics. Nobody remains in control. There is no board of directors. The franchise changes hands as quickly as new projects are created.

Can a publishing organization thrive without centralized leadership? Is perpetual, self-organizing book publishing possible? Can literary quality be maintained in a distributed publishing paradigm? We’ve created Wikiklesia to answer these kinds of questions.

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