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Digital disciple : real Christianity in a virtual world

Author: Adam Thomas
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This time in our society is unlike any other. People communicate daily without ever having to speak face to face, news breaks around the world in a matter of seconds, and favorite TV shows can be viewed at our convenience. We are, simultaneously, a people of connection and isolation. As Christians, how do we view our faith and personal ministry in this culture? Adam Thomas invites you to explore this question using
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Genre/Form: Alumni and alumnae publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Thomas
ISBN: 9781426712203 1426712200
OCLC Number: 664677195
Description: 133 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Virtual people --
From connection to Communion --
Remote intimacy --
Empty minds and disposable bodies --
Googling prayer --
Tech Sabbath --
Guide for reflection and discussion.
Responsibility: Adam Thomas.

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"This time in our society is unlike any other. People communicate daily without ever having to speak face to face, news breaks around the world in a matter of seconds, and favorite TV shows can be viewed at our convenience. We are, simultaneously, a people of connection and isolation. As Christians, how do we view our faith and personal ministry in this culture? Adam Thomas invites you to explore this question using his unique, personal, and often humorous insight. Thomas notes, "[The Internet] has added a new dimension to our lives; we are physical, emotional, spiritual, and now virtual people. But I believe that God continues to move through every facet of our existence, and that makes us new kinds of followers. We are digital disciples."--Publisher

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by gladeslibrarian (WorldCat user published 2011-05-23) Very Good Permalink

Reverend Adam Thomas was one of the first in the Millennial generation to be ordained to the Episcopal priesthood. He writes a daily online devotional, devotiONEighty, and publishes a blog entitled WhereTheWind. Through these and other outlets, he maintains a voice in the virtual world on the need...
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