Document Type : Specialized Article
MA Student of Art Research, Department of Art Research and History, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Associate Professor at Department of Research and Art History, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Assistant Professor at Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Communication, Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran, Iran
New media create opportunities to represent the teachings of religion and its teachings in new ways that a large number of websites with religious content show. Introduce and express religious teachings. Meanwhile, paying attention to aesthetic possibilities in new media, and especially in designing religious websites, can play an important role in providing better and more desirable content to the audience; Therefore, the present study, considering the importance of new media in contemporary communication and the role that these media have in introducing and expressing religious concepts, has examined the existing aesthetic features in the design of religious websites. This research is descriptive-analytical in a way that data collection has been done in a library way. Based on the research findings, it seems that in designing religious websites, the appropriate aesthetic and visual facilities for the successful transfer of religious teachings have been largely ignored; Therefore, the lack of appropriate methods in the design of religious concepts and content weakens the desired websites.