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iGods

how technology shapes our spiritual and social lives
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  • English

Brazos Press , Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationix, 246 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25438333M
ISBN 101587433443
ISBN 139781587433443

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iGods book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Today the world is literally at our fingertips. We can call, text, email, or /5. Access, aesthetics, abundance, algorithms, authority, and authenticity are key words through which technology and iGods were examined.

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In iGods: How Technology Shapes our Spiritual and Social Lives Craig Detweiler, a nationally known writer and speaker on media issues, provides needed Christian perspective on navigating today's social media culture. He interacts with major symbols, or "iGods," of our distracted age--Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Pixar, YouTube, and Twitter--to investigate the impact of Pages: Craig Detweiler's collection of up-to-the-minute essays on video games' theological themes (and yes, they do exist!) is an engaging and provocative book for gamers, parents, pastors, media 5/5(1).

Craig Detweiler, iGods: How Technology shapes our Spiritual and Social Lives (Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, ), pages. Endnotes and an index.

This is an enlightening book. A substantial part of the book is an overview of the rise of computer giants in the internet age. Kierkegaard's God and the Good Life focuses on faith and love, two central topics in Kierkegaard's writings, to grapple with complex questions at the intersection of religion and ethics.

Here, leading scholars reflect on Kierkegaard's understanding of God, the religious life, and what it means to exist ethically. iGods (A Book Review) Craig Detweiler, iGods: How Technology shapes our Spiritual and Social Lives (Grand Rapids, IGods book Brazos Press, ), pages.

Endnotes and an index. This is an enlightening book.

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A substantial part of the book is an overview of the rise of computer giants in the internet age. But as the history of these organizations. Craig Detweiler, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives.

Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, November, pp. Paperback, $ Buy it: Amazon. Read an excerpt. Visit the publisher’s page. Thanks to Brazos Press for the review copy!. Craig Detweiler is professor of communication and director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture.

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With a breadth, depth, and balance that is uncharacteristic of books on technology, iGods walks us through a theology of technology that will be helpful for everyone. A week before I read iGods, I watched the Oscar-nominated movie, Her.

The movie depicts, artistically, many of the questions that Dr. Detweiler wrestles with in his book. I asked Detweiler, who is also a filmmaker, how he thought the movie compliments the message of his book.

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Craig Detweiler adds his voice to Postman’s, marveling at the technology of our day, in his new book, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives (). In this book he celebrates the benefits of technology as well as identifies some of its latent dangers.

He provides both a thought-provoking analysis as well as a needed warning. And the Gods of the Copybook Headings, I notice, outlast them all. We were living in trees when they met us. They showed us each in turn That Water would certainly wet us, as Fire would certainly burn: But we found them lacking in Uplift, Vision and Breadth of Mind, So we left them to teach the Gorillas while we followed the March of g: iGods.

iGods (Paperback) How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives. By Craig Detweiler. Brazos Press,pp. Publication Date: Novem I am grateful to the communities that made this book possible. First and foremost, I am grateful for my wife-for-life, Caroline Cicero, and our children, Zoe and Theo, who endured far more of this book than they deserved to.

Whatever romance they may have harbored about the glamour of the writer’s life is long gone. Detweiler's first book, co-written with Barry Taylor, was A Matrix of Meanings: Finding God in Pop Culture, dealing with relationships between advertising, movies, music, TV and the divine.

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